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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 16: Fireworks, explosives and inflammable materials; violations; penalties

Section 16. Whoever keeps, stores, uses, manufactures, sells, handles or otherwise disposes of any of the articles mentioned in section nine, in violation of section twelve or thirteen or of any regulation, ordinance or by-law made under section nine, or whoever violates any regulation made under section thirteen, or whoever, not being exempt from the provisions of section thirteen relating to the filing of a certificate of registration, fails to file said certificate and to pay such fee as may be established under section thirteen, shall, except as provided in sections fifteen and thirty-five and in section one hundred and two A of chapter two hundred and sixty-six, be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than one month, or both.