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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 71: Close season on scallops

Section 71. Except as provided in sections seventy and seventy-three, no person shall take scallops between April first and the following October first from the flats or coastal waters of the commonwealth, or buy or sell or have in possession scallops so taken. Whoever violates any provision of this section shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than fifty dollars and imprisonment for thirty days or both.