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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 13: Appraisal; application of person making seizure

Section 13. The person who makes the seizure shall forthwith, unless an application for an appraisal has been made by a claimant, apply to a justice of the peace, who shall appoint three disinterested persons to make an inventory and appraisal of the property seized. Such appraisers shall be sworn and shall return their inventory and appraisal to the court before whom the libel is pending.