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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 95: Taking fish from fisheries without permission

Section 95. Whoever takes, kills or hauls onshore or disturbs, injures, hinders or obstructs the passage of any herring, alewives or other swimming marine food fish in a fishery created by a city or town, without its permission or that of its lessees, or in a fishery legally created by a corporation, without the permission of such corporation, or in a public fishery regulated and controlled by a city or town, contrary to its regulations, shall be punished by a fine of not less than five nor more than fifty dollars. Prosecutions under this section shall be commenced within thirty days after the commission of the offence.