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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 93: Animals; obtaining or giving false pedigree

Section 93. Whoever, by a false pretence, obtains from any club, association, society or company for improving the breed of cattle, horses, sheep, swine or other domestic animals, the registration, or a certificate thereof, of any animal in the herd register, or any other register of such club, association, society or company, or a transfer of such registration, or whoever knowingly makes, exhibits or gives a false pedigree in writing of any animal, shall be punished by imprisonment for not more than two years or by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, or both.