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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XVII PUBLIC WELFARE
  • CHAPTER 122 TEWKSBURY HOSPITAL
  • Section 16 Liability of kindred for support

Section 16. The kindred liable by law to towns for expenses in supporting such persons shall in like manner be liable to the commonwealth for any expense incurred for such persons; and the department may adopt the same measures and institute like proceedings for the recovery of such expenses from the kindred so liable as are prescribed for towns in like cases.