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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 44: Liability of insurer

Section 44. An insurer of a vessel who has paid the loss thereon shall not, by reason of such insurance, be held liable to remove such vessel, or to pay the cost and expenses of such removal, unless he has exercised some act of ownership or control over such vessel or some part or appurtenance thereof or received the proceeds of the sale thereof.