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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 57: Proper plaintiff

Section 57. In a derivative action, the plaintiff must be a partner at the time of bringing the action and (1) at the time of the transaction of which he complains or (2) his status as a partner had devolved upon him by operation of law or pursuant to the terms of the partnership agreement from a person who was a partner at the time of the transaction.