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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 64: Limitation of new indictment against corporation after abatement or defeat of former indictment

Section 64. If an indictment, duly found and returned within the time limited by law against a corporation to recover a pecuniary penalty, is abated or otherwise avoided or defeated by reason of any matter of form, or if after a verdict against such corporation judgment is arrested, or if a judgment against such corporation is reversed on writ of error, a new indictment for the same cause may be found and filed within one year after the abatement of the former indictment or the reversal of the judgment as aforesaid.