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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 176: Registration of stallion for breeding purposes; certificate; penalty

Section 176. The owner or keeper of a stallion for breeding purposes shall, before advertising the service thereof, file a certificate of the name, color, age, size and pedigree, as fully as obtainable, of said stallion, and of the name of the person by whom he was bred, with the clerk of the city or town where said stallion is owned or kept, who shall, upon payment of the fee provided by clause (72) of section thirty-four of chapter two hundred and sixty-two, record the same in a book to be kept for that purpose. Whoever neglects to make and file such certificate shall recover no compensation for the services of his stallion, and whoever knowingly and wilfully makes a false certificate shall be punished by a fine of one hundred dollars.