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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 6: Discharge of accused; complainant paying expenses

Section 6. If, upon such examination, it is found that there is not just cause to fear that such crime will be committed by the person complained of, he shall be forthwith discharged; and if it is found that the complaint is unfounded, frivolous or malicious, the complainant may be ordered to pay the expenses of prosecution.