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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XXII CORPORATIONS
  • CHAPTER 179 PROPRIETORS OF WHARVES, REAL ESTATE LYING IN COMMON, AND GENERAL FIELDS

Section 1 - Issuance of warrant for meeting upon application of proprietors of lands, wharves or other real estate held in common to organize as corporation

Section 2 - Notice of organizational meeting

Section 3 - Formation of corporation; selection of officers; certification of organization

Section 4 - Duties of clerk

Section 5 - Duties of treasurer

Section 6 - Actions by and against corporations

Section 7 - By-laws; annexation of penalties

Section 8 - Power of moderator

Section 9 - Powers of proprietors at legal meeting

Section 10 - Voting rights

Section 11 - Conduct of business

Section 12 - Failure of proprietor to pay assessment

Section 13 - Redemption of shares

Section 14 - Sale by proprietors

Section 15 - Division of property; deposit of records; fees

Section 16 - Termination of corporation

Section 17 - Powers after disposal of property

Section 18 - Management of distinct lots or parcels of land enclosed and fenced in one common field

Section 19 - Issuance of warrant for meeting upon application of proprietors of land comprising common field

Section 20 - Officers

Section 21 - Field drivers; selection; powers

Section 22 - Rules as to pasturing

Section 23 - Voting rights; land enclosed for one proprietor’s exclusive benefit

Section 24 - Trespass by a proprietor

Section 25 - Assessments upon proprietors

Section 26 - Collection of assessments

Section 27 - Remedy for injury to land caused by beasts of stranger

Section 28 - Apportionment of fence among proprietors

Section 29 - Non-use of land; liability for maintenance or assessment on fence

Section 30 - Expenses of apportionment and maintenance

Section 31 - Repair of fence by other proprietor

Section 32 - Recovery of cost of repairs; double damages

Section 33 - Emergency repair of fence; recovery of cost of repairs

Section 34 - Enclosure by proprietor of own land; effect on common field

Section 35 - Maintenance of boundaries within general field; violation

Section 36 - Jurisdiction of superior court; order to fence

Section 37 - Fields established by court order; management

Section 38 - Division of general field; petition; committee to make division

Section 39 - Division of general field; court order

Section 40 - Discontinuance of a common field