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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 74: Desecrating place of burial; use and occupation as evidence of title

Section 74. Whoever wrongfully, and by any act not included in the preceding section, destroys, injures or removes a building, fence, railing or other thing lawfully erected in or around a place of burial or cemetery, or a tree, shrub or plant within its limits, or wrongfully injures a walk or path, or places rubbish or offensive matter or commits a nuisance therein, or in any way desecrates or disfigures the same, shall forfeit not less than five nor more than one hundred dollars. Upon the trial of a complaint hereunder, use and occupation for the purposes of burial shall be sufficient evidence of title.