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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XV REGULATION OF TRADE
  • CHAPTER 94 INSPECTION AND SALE OF FOOD, DRUGS AND VARIOUS ARTICLES
  • Section 108 Penalties

Section 108. Whoever, himself or by his servant or agent misbrands apples within the meaning of section one hundred and five or advertises apples for sale in violation of section one hundred and three, or packs, repacks, sells, distributes or offers or exposes for sale or distribution apples which are misbranded, or packs, repacks, sells, distributes or offers for sale or distribution apples in closed or open packages so packed or repacked that the faced or shown surface gives a false representation of the color, size or quality of the other apples in the package, or packs, repacks, sells, distributes, offers or exposes for sale or distribution apples otherwise in violation of any provision of section one hundred and one to one hundred and nine, inclusive, or wilfully alters, effaces or removes, or causes to be altered, effaced or removed, wholly or partly, any brands or marks put upon any package of apples under authority of said sections, shall be punished for the first offence by a fine of not more than fifty dollars, and for a subsequent offence by a fine of not more than two hundred dollars. Whoever obstructs or hinders the commissioner of food and agriculture or any of his assistants in the performance of his duties under sections one hundred and one to one hundred and seven, and section one hundred and nine, inclusive, shall be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than one hundred dollars.