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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 28: Possession of land; requisites

Section 28. No person shall be held to have been in possession of land within the meaning of this chapter merely by reason of having made an entry thereon, unless he has continued in open and peaceable possession thereof for one year next after such entry or unless an action has been commenced upon such entry and seisin within one year after he was ousted or dispossessed.