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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 5: Punishment, penalty or forfeiture incurred; effect of repeal of law by General Laws

Section 5. The repeal of a law by this act shall not affect any punishment, penalty or forfeiture incurred under such law, except that any provision of the General Laws by which a punishment, penalty or forfeiture is mitigated may be extended and applied to any judgment pronounced after said repeal.