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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 15: Perishable goods; sale

Section 15. If appraisers appointed under section thirteen certify that property so seized is perishable and likely to depreciate in value by being kept, any district court may order a sale by auction of such property at such time and after such notice as the order, which shall be endorsed on the inventory, shall direct; but this section shall not affect the power of the court in which the libel is pending to order a sale of the property for sufficient cause at any time during the pendency of the libel.