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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XIV PUBLIC WAYS AND WORKS
  • CHAPTER 90 MOTOR VEHICLES AND AIRCRAFT
  • Section 49J Delivery and release of security

Section 49J. Security deposited in compliance with the requirements of section forty-nine I shall be delivered to the custody of the state treasurer and shall be released only:—

(a) Upon certificate of the commission in the payment of a judgment rendered against the person or persons on whose behalf the deposit was made, for damages arising out of the accident in a civil action, begun not later than one year after the date of the accident or within one year after the date of deposit of any security under subsection (c) of section forty-nine F or in the payment of a settlement, agreed to by the depositor and all the claimants, of a claim or claims arising out of the accident.

(b) Upon certificate of the commission issued after ten days’ notice to all claimants upon evidence satisfactory to the commission that all claims arising from such accident have been satisfied by either (1) a release from liability, or (2) a judgment of non-liability, or (3) a written agreement in accordance with paragraph (8) of subsection (c) of section forty-nine D or whenever, after the expiration of one year from the time of the accident or from the date of deposit of any security under subsection (c) of section forty-nine F, the commission is given satisfactory evidence that there is no such action pending and that no judgment rendered in any such action is unpaid.

(c) Upon the certificate of the commission that other security complying with subsection (a) of section forty-nine I and satisfactory in form, character and amount, has been deposited with it in lieu of the original security deposited.