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  • PART IV CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
  • TITLE I CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
  • CHAPTER 271 CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY
  • Section 47 Telephones; gambling convictions; approval for installation; notices of convictions and removals

Section 47. A telephone shall not be installed for a person convicted of an illegal gaming activity under this chapter without the approval in writing of the head of both the police department of the municipality in which such telephone would be installed and the head of the criminal information section of the state police, and a telephone shall not be reinstalled without such approval for a period of one year from the date of removal in any premises from which it has been removed for such illegal activity, whether or not there has been a conviction. The criminal information section shall notify the telephone companies of convictions in such cases, and telephone companies doing business in the commonwealth shall notify the criminal information section of the state police of any such removals.