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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 8: Name; forfeiture; judicial action

Section 8. Any person, partnership, association or corporation, domestic or foreign, except cooperative banks and corporations organized under chapter one hundred and fifty-seven, transacting business in the commonwealth under any name or title containing the word ''cooperative'' or any close variation, shall forfeit to the commonwealth one hundred dollars for every day such name or title is used. The forfeiture may be recovered by an information brought in the supreme judicial court or superior court by the attorney general or any other person; the court may enjoin such unlawful use and may make such other orders and decrees as justice and equity may require.