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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 149: Interference with officers and agents of local boards of health

Section 149. Whoever prevents, obstructs or interferes with a local board of health, its officers or agents, in the performance of its duties as provided in section one hundred and forty-six, or hinders, obstructs or interferes with any inspection or examination by it or them, or secretes or removes any carcass, meat, fish, vegetables, fruit or provisions of any kind, for the purpose of preventing the inspection or examination of the same under sections one hundred and forty-six, one hundred and fifty to one hundred and fifty-three, inclusive, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than two months, or both.