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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE VI COSTS AND FEES
  • CHAPTER 261 COSTS IN CIVIL ACTIONS
  • Section 14 Actions by state; liability for costs

Section 14. In civil actions and in proceedings which are instituted by, or in the name of, the commonwealth, and not at the relation, in behalf, or for the use, of a private person, the commonwealth shall be liable for costs as is an individual.