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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 33: Gratuities

[ Text of section effective until May 10, 2016. Repealed by 2016, 36, Sec. 1.]

  Section 33. If either party to a case at the sitting at which a verdict is returned, either before or after the trial, gives to any of the jurors who try the case anything by way of treat or gratuity, the court may, upon motion of the adverse party, set aside the verdict and award a new trial.