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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 66: Destruction or removal of marks or bounds; double damages

Section 66. Whoever wilfully injures, defaces, destroys or removes any mark or bound used to define the extent of any shellfish license or grant, or places any unauthorized mark thereon, or ties or fastens any boat or vessel thereto, shall be punished by a fine of not less than three nor more than twenty dollars and shall be liable in tort for double damages and costs to the licensee or transferee injured by such act.