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  • PART IV CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
  • TITLE II PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
  • CHAPTER 280 FINES AND FORFEITURES

Section 1 - Recovery of fines and forfeitures

Section 2 - Payment of certain fines and forfeitures; apportionment among beneficiaries

Section 3 - Proceedings to recover penalties; appointment of counsel

Section 4 - Criminal prosecutions; expenses paid by commonwealth; waiver of costs for indigent defendants

Section 5 - Appeal briefs in criminal cases; payment of costs

Section 6 - Costs as penalty for crime; expenses of prosecution

Section 6A - Special cost assessments; exemption

Section 6B - Criminal assessments

Section 6C - Assessment proceeds

Section 7 - Certificates of fines imposed; delivery to state treasurer

Section 8 - Transfer to state treasurer of fines paid

Section 9 - Fines paid; transfer to state treasurer by clerks of courts in Suffolk county

Section 10 - Payment of witness fees; presentment of certificate

Section 11 - Certification of fines and forfeitures; payment to commonwealth

Section 12 - Escape of prisoner; liability of sheriff for fines or forfeitures of prisoner

Section 13 - Failure of sheriff to pay fines or forfeitures of escaped prisoner; remedy

Section 14 - Default in fine payment; commitment to jail or house of correction; payment to jailer or superintendent

Section 15 - Quarterly transfers to state treasurer of payments received by jailer or superintendent; account on oath

Section 16 - Payment by state treasurer of expenses or fees; time limit for demand; qualifications for payment to clerks of district court