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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 49: Original and transfer certificates

Section 49. The certificate first registered in pursuance of a judgment of registration in regard to any parcel of land shall, in the registration book, be entitled ''Original certificate of title, entered pursuant to judgment of the land court, dated at'' (stating time and place of entry of judgment and the number of the case). The certificate shall take effect from the date of the transcription of the judgment. Subsequent certificates relating to the same land shall be in like form, but shall be entitled ''Transfer from No. ___'' (the number of the last previous certificate relating to the same land), and also the words ''Originally registered'' (date, volume and page of registration).