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Whoever wilfully and maliciously sets fire to, burns, or causes to be burned, or whoever aids, counsels or procures the burning of, a dwelling house.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Meeting house; burning or aiding in burning - Chapter 266, Section 2 Whoever wilfully and maliciously sets fire to, burns, or causes to be burned, or whoever aids, counsels or procures the burning of, a meeting house.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1932, 192, Sec. 3 - Chapter 266, Section 3 4 Whoever wilfully and maliciously sets fire to, or burns or otherwise destroys or injures by burning, or causes to be burned or otherwise so destroyed.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Attempts - Chapter 266, Section 5A Whoever wilfully and maliciously attempts to set fire to, or attempts to burn, or aids, counsels or assists in such an attempt to set fire.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1932, 192, Sec. 3 - Chapter 266, Section 6 Whoever by wantonly or recklessly setting fire to any material, or by increasing a fire already set, causes injury to, or the destruction of, any.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Injury by fire; negligent use - Chapter 266, Section 8 Whoever, not being a tenant thereof, sets or increases a fire upon land of another whereby the property of another is injured, or whoever negligently.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Injury by fire; negligent use in town; damages - Chapter 266, Section 9 Whoever, in a town which accepts this section or has accepted corresponding provisions of earlier laws, sets a fire on land which is not owned.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Insured property; burning with intent to defraud - Chapter 266, Section 10 Whoever, wilfully and with intent to defraud or injure the insurer, sets fire to, or attempts to set fire to, or whoever causes to be.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Fire alarm, engine or apparatus; injury before fire - Chapter 266, Section 11 Whoever, during the burning of a building or other property, wilfully and maliciously cuts or removes a bell rope or a wire or conduit connected.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Fire engines; wanton or malicious injury - Chapter 266, Section 13 Whoever wantonly or maliciously injures a fire engine or other fire apparatus shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Duty of hotel manager to notify fire department and sound alarm; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 13A Whoever breaks and enters a dwelling house in the night time, with intent to commit a felony, or whoever, after having entered with such intent.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Burglary; unarmed - Chapter 266, Section 15 Whoever breaks and enters a dwelling house in the night time, with the intent mentioned in the preceding section, or, having entered with such intent.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Breaking and entering at night - Chapter 266, Section 16 Whoever enters a dwelling house by false pretenses, without breaking and with the intent to commit a felony, no person lawfully therein being put in.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Railroad car; breaking and entering - Chapter 266, Section 19 Whoever breaks and enters, or enters in the night time without breaking, a railroad car, with intent to commit a felony, shall be punished by.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stealing in building, ship or railroad car - Chapter 266, Section 20 Whoever breaks and enters, or enters without breaking, a truck, tractor/trailer unit, trailer, semi-trailer or freight container with intent to commit a felony, shall be.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stealing in trucks, tractors, trailers or freight containers - Chapter 266, Section 20B Whoever steals in a truck, tractor/trailer unit, trailer, semi-trailer or freight container shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stolen property; refusal to surrender - Chapter 266, Section 21 Whoever, having been convicted, either as principal or accessory, of burglary or robbery, or of any of the crimes described in sections seventeen to twenty.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Poultry thieves; detention by owner; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 22 Whoever, with intent to commit larceny, breaks or enters or enters in the night without breaking any building or enclosure wherein is kept or confined.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Embezzlement of property at fire; effect - Chapter 266, Section 23 Whoever steals, conveys away or conceals any furniture, goods, chattels, merchandise or effects of persons whose houses or buildings are on fire or are endangered.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stealing at a fire; punishment - Chapter 266, Section 24 (a) Whoever commits larceny by stealing from the person of a person sixty-five years or older shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1945, 282, Sec. 1 - Chapter 266, Section 26 Whoever steals any tool belonging to any contractor, builder or mechanic from any building during the course of its construction, completion, alteration or repair, shall.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Motor vehicle or trailer; removal or concealment to defraud insurer - Chapter 266, Section 27A (a) Whoever steals a motor vehicle or trailer, whoever maliciously damages a motor vehicle or trailer, whoever buys, receives, possesses, conceals, or obtains control of.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Statement concerning theft; recovery of vehicles; restitution - Chapter 266, Section 29 Whenever a motor vehicle is stolen or misappropriated, the owner of record shall sign and submit to the appropriate police authority a statement under the.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1980, 463, Sec. 4 - Chapter 266, Section 29A Whenever a motor vehicle is burned, the owner of record of such vehicle shall submit to the appropriate fire department a statement signed under the.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Larceny; general provisions and penalties - Chapter 266, Section 30 (1) Whoever steals, or with intent to defraud obtains by a false pretence, or whoever unlawfully, and with intent to steal or embezzle, converts, or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Shoplifting; penalty; arrest without warrant - Chapter 266, Section 30A Any person who intentionally takes possession of, carries away, transfers or causes to be carried away or transferred, any merchandise displayed, held, stored or offered.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Signature; obtaining under false pretenses - Chapter 266, Section 31 Whoever by a false pretence, with intent to defraud, obtains the signature of a person to a written instrument, the false making whereof would be.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Fraudulent conversion of property by captain of vessel - Chapter 266, Section 32 Whoever, being a captain of a vessel, embezzles or fraudulently converts or appropriates money, goods or property, held or possessed by or delivered to him.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Larceny; false pretences relating to contracts, banking transactions or credit - Chapter 266, Section 33 (1) Whoever, with intent to defraud, obtains by a false pretence the making, acceptance or endorsement of a bill of exchange or promissory note, the.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Obtaining computer services by fraud or misrepresentation; penalties - Chapter 266, Section 33A Whoever, with intent to defraud, obtains, or attempts to obtain, or aids or abets another in obtaining, any commercial computer service by false representation, false.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Larceny; inducement to part with property - Chapter 266, Section 34 Whoever, with intent to defraud and by a false pretence, induces another to part with property of any kind or with any of the benefits.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Non-applicability of Secs. 30, 31 and 34 - Chapter 266, Section 35 (a) As used in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly otherwise requires: Funds , shall include, but not.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1945, 282, Sec. 1 - Chapter 266, Section 36 Whoever, with intent to defraud, makes, draws, utters or delivers any check, draft or order for the payment of money upon any bank or other.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Misuse of credit cards; definitions - Chapter 266, Section 37A As used in sections thirty-seven A to thirty-seven C, inclusive, the following words shall have the following meanings, unless the context otherwise requires: Cardholder , the.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Misuse of credit cards; penalties; multiple possession, presumption; arrest - Chapter 266, Section 37B Whoever, with intent to defraud, (a) obtains control over a credit card as security for debt, or (b) receives a credit card which he knows.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Publishing credit card numbering or coding systems - Chapter 266, Section 37D (a) For purposes of this section, the following words shall have the following meanings: Harass , willfully and maliciously engage in an act directed at a.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Larceny; wrongful detention of money by carriers - Chapter 266, Section 38 Whoever, being engaged in the business of transporting merchandise, parcels or other property for hire, accepts from a consignor or his agent or from a.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Construction loan; misapplication - Chapter 266, Section 38A Whoever obtains a building or construction loan, secured by a mortgage of real estate, for the payment for labor furnished or to be furnished and/or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Wills; destruction or concealment - Chapter 266, Section 39 Whoever steals or for any fraudulent purpose destroys, mutilates or conceals a will, codicil or other testamentary instrument shall be punished by imprisonment in the.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Common and notorious thief - Chapter 266, Section 40 Whoever, having been convicted, upon indictment, of larceny or of being accessory to larceny before the fact, afterward commits a larceny or is accessory thereto.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Larceny of bicycles; second conviction - Chapter 266, Section 41 Whoever is convicted of a second offence of the larceny of a bicycle shall, if the value of the bicycle stolen exceeds ten dollars, be.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Larceny of paper designated for bank bills - Chapter 266, Section 42 Whoever commits larceny of a printed piece of paper or blank designed for issue by any incorporated bank or banking company in the United States.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Paper designated for bank bills; retention by printer with intent to pass - Chapter 266, Section 43 Whoever, having been employed to print or having assisted in printing a printed piece of paper or blank described in the preceding section, or having.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1945, 282, Sec. 1 - Chapter 266, Section 44 to 46 Whoever wrongfully removes the collar from a dog which is licensed and collared as provided in chapter one hundred and forty shall be punished by.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stolen goods; duty of arresting officers to secure - Chapter 266, Section 48 An officer who arrests a person charged as principal or accessory in a robbery or larceny shall secure the property which is alleged to have.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Burglarious instruments; making; possession; use - Chapter 266, Section 49 Whoever makes or mends, or begins to make or mend, or knowingly has in his possession, an engine, machine, tool or implement adapted and designed.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - State treasury; fraud or embezzlement by employee - Chapter 266, Section 50 A person employed in the treasury of the commonwealth who commits a fraud or embezzlement therein shall be punished by a fine of not more.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - City, town or county officers; fraud or embezzlement - Chapter 266, Section 51 A county, city or town officer who embezzles or fraudulently converts, or who fraudulently takes or secretes with intent so to do, effects or property.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Bank officers and employees; fraud or embezzlement - Chapter 266, Section 52 An officer, director, trustee, agent or employee of a bank, as defined in section one of chapter one hundred and sixty-seven, who fraudulently converts, or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Bank officers or employees; prosecution for fraud or embezzlement; evidence - Chapter 266, Section 53 In prosecutions for such crimes, the fraudulent taking or receiving by any person of bullion, money, notes, bills or other security for money which belongs.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Bank officers and employees; misconduct; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 53A An officer, director, trustee, agent or employee of a bank, as defined in section one of chapter one hundred and sixty-seven, who wilfully misapplies otherwise.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Receipt of deposits by insolvent banks; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 54 Any officer or employee of a bank, as defined in section one of chapter one hundred and sixty-seven, who receives or permits the receipt of.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Liquidating agent or receiver; embezzlement - Chapter 266, Section 55 An agent appointed by the commissioner of banks for the purposes of liquidating the affairs of a bank, as defined in section one of chapter.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Brokers or agents; embezzlement - Chapter 266, Section 56 A broker, or officer, manager or agent of a corporation doing the business of brokers, who, having been intrusted, solely or jointly, with money, stock.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Fiduciaries; embezzlement - Chapter 266, Section 57 A trustee under an express trust created by a deed, will or other instrument in writing, or a guardian, conservator, executor or administrator, or any.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Larceny; embezzlement from voluntary association - Chapter 266, Section 58 Whoever, being an officer, agent, clerk or servant of a voluntary association or society, embezzles or fraudulently converts, or fraudulently takes or secretes with intent.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Simple larceny; embezzlement from voluntary association - Chapter 266, Section 59 Whoever embezzles or fraudulently converts, or secretes with intent to embezzle or fraudulently convert, money, goods or property or any part thereof which has been.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stolen goods; buying or receiving - Chapter 266, Section 60 Whoever buys, receives or aids in the concealment of stolen or embezzled property, knowing it to have been stolen or embezzled, or whoever with intent.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stolen trade secrets; buying or selling - Chapter 266, Section 60A Whoever buys, receives, conceals, stores, barters, sells or disposes of any trade secret, or pledges or accepts as security for a loan any trade secret.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stolen property; restitution; effect - Chapter 266, Section 61 If, upon a first conviction under the preceding section, it is shown that the act of stealing the property was a simple larceny, and if.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stolen goods; common receiver - Chapter 266, Section 62 Whoever is convicted of buying, receiving or aiding in the concealment of stolen or embezzled property, knowing it to have been stolen or embezzled, having.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Unlawful taking or use of transportation media - Chapter 266, Section 63 Whoever wilfully, mischievously and without right takes or uses a boat or vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, or takes, drives, rides or uses any.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Fraudulent hiring of media of transportation - Chapter 266, Section 64 Whoever hires a horse, carriage or other vehicle, and, with intent to cheat or defraud the owner thereof, makes to him or to his agent.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stock; unauthorized issue - Chapter 266, Section 65 An officer, agent, clerk or servant of a corporation, or any other person, who issues or signs with intent to issue a certificate of stock.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stock; fraudulent issue or transfer - Chapter 266, Section 66 An officer, agent, clerk or servant of a corporation, or any other person, who fraudulently issues or transfers a certificate of the stock of a.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Corporate books; false entries with intent to defraud - Chapter 266, Section 67 Whoever, in any matter, relative to procurement of supplies, services or construction, as defined in section one of chapter twelve A, within the jurisdiction of.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Presentation of false claims - Chapter 266, Section 67B Whoever makes or presents to any employee, department, agency or public instrumentality of the commonwealth, or of any political subdivision thereof, any claim upon or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Capital facility construction projects, etc.; false entries in records; penalties - Chapter 266, Section 67C Any person who knowingly and wilfully, directly or indirectly makes, or knowingly and wilfully causes to be made, a false entry or omission of a.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Corporate books as evidence - Chapter 266, Section 68 Upon the trial of a person for a crime under the three preceding sections, the books of any person, firm or corporation to which he.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Insignia of societies; unlawful use - Chapter 266, Section 69 Whoever, not being a member of a society, association or labor union, for the purpose of representing that he is a member thereof, wilfully wears.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Fraudulent use of labor union seal, trademark or insignia - Chapter 266, Section 69A Whoever knowingly and fraudulently displays or otherwise uses, in any manner whatsoever, the seal, trademark or insignia of any labor organization as defined by subsection.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Insignia of veteran organizations; unlawful use - Chapter 266, Section 70 Whoever, not being a member and without authority of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, the Grand Army of the.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Signature, money or membership; obtaining under false pretences - Chapter 266, Section 71 No person, society, association or corporation shall knowingly assume, adopt or use the name of a benevolent, humane, fraternal, charitable or labor organization, whether incorporated.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Fraternal names; use in publication - Chapter 266, Section 72 Whoever, in a newspaper or other publication, or in any written or printed letter, notice, matter or device, without authority of the grand or supreme.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Obtaining goods under false pretences - Chapter 266, Section 73 Whoever, with intent to defraud, by a false pretence of carrying on business and dealing in the ordinary course of trade, obtains from any person.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Corporate credit; fraudulent use - Chapter 266, Section 74 An officer, agent, clerk or servant of a corporation organized or doing business in the commonwealth, who wilfully uses the name of such corporation, or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Obtaining property by trick - Chapter 266, Section 75 Whoever, by a game, device, sleight of hand, pretended fortune telling or by any trick or other means by the use of cards or other.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Gambling devices and vending machines; fraudulent use - Chapter 266, Section 75A Whoever operates or causes to be operated, or attempts to operate or to cause to be operated, any automatic vending machine, slot machine, turnstile, coin-box.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Slugs; manufacture and sale - Chapter 266, Section 75B Whoever manufactures for sale, advertises for sale, sells, offers for sale, or gives away any slug, device or substance whatsoever, designed or calculated to be.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Gift certificates; expiration dates; failure to redeem - Chapter 266, Section 75C Whoever sells or offers to sell a gift certificate, as defined in section 1 of chapter 255D, which imposes any fees or charges including, but.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Deduction of gratuity from gift certificate without consent; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 75F Whoever redeems a gift certificate, as defined in section 1 of chapter 255D and deducts a gratuity therefrom without the consent of the holder of.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Gross fraud or cheat at common law; punishment - Chapter 266, Section 76 Whoever is convicted of any gross fraud or cheat at common law shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for not more than.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Sterling and coin silver; contents; sale; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 77 Whoever makes or sells, or offers to sell or dispose of, or has in his possession with intent so to do, any article of merchandise.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Articles made of gold; false marking; prohibition - Chapter 266, Section 78 Whoever makes or sells, or offers for sale or disposes of, or has in his possession with intent so to do, any article constructed in.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Imitation of furs; false representation; prohibition - Chapter 266, Section 79 Whoever, himself, or by his agent or servant, or as the agent or servant of another person, sells or exchanges, or has in his custody.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Encumbered land; conveyance without notice - Chapter 266, Section 80 Whoever conveys land, knowing that an encumbrance exists thereon, without informing the grantee, before the consideration is paid, of the existence and nature of such.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Attached land; conveyance without notice - Chapter 266, Section 81 Whoever, with a fraudulent intent to place personal property which is subject to a mortgage beyond the control of the mortgagee, removes or conceals or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Personalty; sale by mortgagor without consent - Chapter 266, Section 83 A mortgagor of personal property who sells or conveys the same or any part thereof without the written consent of the mortgagee, and without informing.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Personalty; sale by hirer without consent - Chapter 266, Section 84 A hirer or lessee of personal property who sells or conveys the same or any part thereof without the written consent of the owner or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Collateral security; sale before debt due - Chapter 266, Section 85 Whoever, holding collateral security deposited with him for the payment of a debt which may be due to him, sells, pledges, lends or in any.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Hired property; buying or receiving with intent to defraud - Chapter 266, Section 86 Whoever, with intent to defraud, buys, receives or aids in concealing personal property, knowing it to be hired or leased or held as collateral security.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Larceny of leased or rented property - Chapter 266, Section 87 The owner or lessee of a leased or rented motor vehicle which has been stolen or placed beyond his control shall report the loss of.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Consignee or factor; fraudulent deposit or pledge of property - Chapter 266, Section 88 Whoever, in a book, pamphlet, circular, advertisement or advertising sign, or by a pretended written certificate or diploma, or otherwise in writing, knowingly and falsely.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Endorsement or approval; penalty for false claim - Chapter 266, Section 90 Whoever, in a book, pamphlet, circular, advertisement or advertising sign, or otherwise in writing, makes any false and fraudulent statement or assertion of endorsement, authority.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Untrue and misleading advertisements; prohibitions - Chapter 266, Section 91 Any person who, with intent to sell or in any way dispose of merchandise, securities, service, or anything offered by such person, directly or indirectly.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Merchandise, commodities and service; advertisement; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 91A Any person who offers for sale merchandise, commodities or service by making, publishing, disseminating, circulating or placing before the public within the commonwealth, in a.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Deceptive advertising of merchandise for sale; injunction - Chapter 266, Section 91B Any person offering for sale merchandise, commodities or service by making, publishing, disseminating, circulating or placing before the public within the commonwealth in any manner.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - False or exaggerated statements; making or publishing; prohibition - Chapter 266, Section 92 Whoever sells a motor vehicle knowing that its engine or electrical parts have been submerged in water, or knowing that it has been used as.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Animals; obtaining or giving false pedigree - Chapter 266, Section 93 Whoever, by a false pretence, obtains from any club, association, society or company for improving the breed of cattle, horses, sheep, swine or other domestic.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Boundary monuments and miscellaneous markers; malicious destruction - Chapter 266, Section 94 Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right breaks down, injures, removes or destroys a monument erected for the purpose of designating the boundaries of a town.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Historical monuments; malicious destruction or injury - Chapter 266, Section 95 Whoever wilfully or maliciously removes, displaces, destroys, defaces, mars or injures any monument, tablet or other device erected to mark an historic place or to.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - State building; defacement or injury - Chapter 266, Section 96 Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right defaces, mars or injures the walls, wainscoting or any other part of any building belonging to the commonwealth, or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - County buildings; defacement - Chapter 266, Section 97 Whoever wilfully mars or injures the walls, wainscoting or any other part of a court house, jail or house of correction, or of any other.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Schoolhouse or church; defacement or injury - Chapter 266, Section 98 Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right, or wantonly and without cause, destroys, defaces, mars or injures a schoolhouse, church or other building erected or used.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Public park or playground equipment; destruction, defacement or injury - Chapter 266, Section 98A Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right, or wantonly and without cause destroys, defaces, mars or injures any playground apparatus or equipment located in a public.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Libraries; definitions - Chapter 266, Section 99 As used in sections ninety-nine A and one hundred, the following words shall have the following meanings: Library materials and property , any book, plate, picture.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Libraries; theft of materials or property; destruction of records - Chapter 266, Section 99A Whoever willfully conceals on his person or among his belongings any library materials or property and removes said library materials or property, if the value.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Libraries; mutilation or destruction of materials or property - Chapter 266, Section 100 Whoever willfully, maliciously or wantonly writes upon, injures, defaces, tears, cuts, mutilates or destroys any library material or property, shall make restitution in full replacement.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Definitions applicable to Secs. 101 to 102D - Chapter 266, Section 101 For the purposes of sections 101 to 102D, inclusive, the following terms shall have the following meanings, unless otherwise clearly required: Ammunition , cartridges or cartridge.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Possession or control of incendiary device or material; possession of hoax device or material; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 102 Whoever, without lawful authority, secretes, throws, launches or otherwise places an explosive or a destructive or incendiary device or substance with the intent: (i) to.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, , 160, Sec. 6 - Chapter 266, Section 102A1/2 Whoever, without lawful authority, willfully discharges, ignites or explodes any destructive or incendiary device or substance shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Biological, chemical, or nuclear weapon or delivery system; possession; punishment - Chapter 266, Section 102C Whoever, without lawful authority, knowingly develops, produces, stockpiles, acquires, transports, possesses, controls, places, secretes or uses any biological, chemical or nuclear weapon or delivery system.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Notice of seizure of explosive or incendiary device resulting from a violation of Secs. 102 to 102C; restitution - Chapter 266, Section 102D (a) Notice of the seizure of an explosive, destructive or incendiary device or substance, any weapon or the component parts thereof, in violation of any.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Oil of vitriol, or other substances; throwing into building or vessel - Chapter 266, Section 103 Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right throws into, against or upon a dwelling house, office, shop or other building, or vessel, or puts or places.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Buildings; destruction or injury - Chapter 266, Section 104 Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right destroys, injures, defaces or mars a dwelling house or other building, whether upon the inside or outside, shall be.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Goal posts; penalty for destruction - Chapter 266, Section 104A Whoever wilfully and without right destroys, injures or removes a goal post on a football field shall be punished by a fine of not less.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Research animals; unauthorized removal - Chapter 266, Section 104B Whoever enters any premises in which animals are being housed or used in research by a research institution and, without authority, injures, damages, commits any.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Stone walls or fences; unauthorized removal - Chapter 266, Section 105 Whoever wilfully and without right pulls down or removes any portion of a stone wall or fence which is erected or maintained for the purpose.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Ice ponds; injury - Chapter 266, Section 106 Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right or license, cuts, injures, mars or otherwise damages or destroys ice upon waters from which ice is or may.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Bridge or canal; injury - Chapter 266, Section 107 Whoever casts away, burns, sinks or otherwise destroys a ship or vessel, with intent to injure or defraud an owner thereof, or of any property.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Vessel; fitting out with intent to destroy - Chapter 266, Section 109 Whoever lades, equips or fits out, or assists in lading, equipping or fitting out, a ship or vessel, with intent that it shall be wilfully.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - False invoice of cargo; intent to defraud insurer - Chapter 266, Section 110 An owner of a ship or vessel, or of property laden or pretended to be laden on board the same, or any other person concerned.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - False affidavit or protest; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 111 A master, officer or mariner of a ship or vessel who makes or causes to be made or swears to a false affidavit or protest.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Insurance policies; penalty for fraudulent claims - Chapter 266, Section 111A Whoever, in connection with or in support of any claim under any policy of insurance issued by any company, as defined in section one of.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Motor vehicle insurance policies; penalty for fraudulent claims - Chapter 266, Section 111B Whoever, in connection with or in support of any application for or claim under any motor vehicle, theft or comprehensive insurance policy issued by an.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Fraudulently obtaining benefits under insurance contract; runners; punishment - Chapter 266, Section 111C (a) As used in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings: Provider , an attorney, a health care professional licensed pursuant to chapter.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Domestic animals; malicious killing or injury - Chapter 266, Section 112 Whoever wilfully and maliciously kills, maims or disfigures any horse, cattle or other animal of another person, or wilfully and maliciously administers or exposes poison.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Timber, wood and shrubs; wilful cutting and destruction on land of another - Chapter 266, Section 113 Whoever wilfully cuts down or destroys timber or wood standing or growing on the land of another, or carries away any kind of timber or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Trees and fences; malicious injury - Chapter 266, Section 114 Whoever wilfully and maliciously or wantonly breaks glass in a building which is not his own, or whoever wilfully and maliciously breaks down, injures, mars.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Trespass in orchards and gardens - Chapter 266, Section 115 Whoever wilfully and maliciously enters an orchard, nursery, garden or cranberry meadow, and takes away, mutilates or destroys a tree, shrub or vine, or steals.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1962, 172 - Chapter 266, Section 116 No person shall pull up or dig up the plant of a wild azalea, wild orchid or cardinal flower (lobelia cardinalis), or any part thereof.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Orchards and gardens; entry with intent to injure or destroy - Chapter 266, Section 117 Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right enters upon the orchard, garden or other improved land of another, with intent to cut, take, carry away, destroy.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Domestic animals; trespass on land - Chapter 266, Section 118 Whoever, having the charge or custody of sheep, goats, cattle, horses, swine or fowl, wilfully suffers or permits them to enter or remain on or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Pests; bringing into state; penalty; exception - Chapter 266, Section 119 Whoever, without right enters or remains in or upon the dwelling house, buildings, boats or improved or enclosed land, wharf, or pier of another, or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Motor vehicle; parking on private way; prosecution; evidence - Chapter 266, Section 120A In any prosecution for committing the crime of trespass by parking a motor vehicle upon a private way or upon improved or enclosed land, proof.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Entry on land by abutting property owners not constituting trespass - Chapter 266, Section 120B As used in this section, the following words shall have the following meanings: Medical facility , any medical office, medical clinic, medical laboratory, or hospital. Notice .
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Reproductive health care facilities - Chapter 266, Section 120E1/2 (a) For the purposes of this section, reproductive health care facility means a place, other than within or upon the grounds of a hospital, where.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Unauthorized access to computer system; penalties - Chapter 266, Section 120F Whoever, without authorization, knowingly accesses a computer system by any means, or after gaining access to a computer system by any means knows that such.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Entry on land with firearms - Chapter 266, Section 121 Whoever, without right, enters upon the land of another with firearms, with intent to fire or discharge them thereon, and, having been requested by the.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Trespasses involving motor vehicles and other powered devices - Chapter 266, Section 121A Whoever, without right, enters upon the private land of another, whether or not such land be posted against trespass, and in so entering makes use.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Notice against trespassers; defacement; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 122 Whoever wilfully tears down, removes or defaces any notice posted on land, or other property described in section one hundred and twenty, by the owner.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - State land; public institutions; trespass; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 123 Whoever willfully trespasses upon land or premises belonging to the commonwealth, or to any authority established by the general court for purposes incidental to higher.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Willful trespass upon public source of water, water supply facility or land - Chapter 266, Section 123A (a) Whoever willfully trespasses upon any public source of water or public water supply facilities or land after having been forbidden to do so by.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Legal notice; penalty for malicious injury - Chapter 266, Section 124 Whoever wilfully and maliciously, or wantonly and without cause, tears down, removes or defaces a warrant for a town meeting, list of jurors or other.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Show bill or advertisement; penalty for malicious injury - Chapter 266, Section 125 Whoever wilfully and maliciously removes, destroys or mutilates a show bill, placard, program or other advertisement posted upon a wall, fence, billboard or structure not.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Natural scenery; penalty for defacement - Chapter 266, Section 126 Whoever intentionally, willfully and maliciously or wantonly, paints, marks, scratches, etches or otherwise marks, injures, mars, defaces or destroys the real or personal property of.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Tagging; penalties; suspension of driver s license - Chapter 266, Section 126B Whoever sprays or applies paint or places a sticker upon a building, wall, fence, sign, tablet, gravestone, monument or other object or thing on a.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Personal property; malicious or wanton injuries - Chapter 266, Section 127 Whoever destroys or injures the personal property, dwelling house or building of another in any manner or by any means not particularly described or mentioned.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Destruction of place of worship, etc.; threats; punishment - Chapter 266, Section 127A Whoever willfully, intentionally and without right, or wantonly and without cause, destroys, defaces, mars, or injures a church, synagogue or other building, structure or place.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Actions for civil rights violations; liability - Chapter 266, Section 127B Any person incurring injury to his person or damage or loss to his property as a result of conduct in violation of section one hundred.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Milk cans; defacement - Chapter 266, Section 128 Whoever, without the consent of the owner thereof, knowingly and wilfully effaces, alters or covers over, or procures to be effaced, altered or covered over.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Correctional institutions; injury to property - Chapter 266, Section 129 An inmate of a correctional institution of the commonwealth who wilfully and maliciously destroys or injures the property of the commonwealth at such correctional institution.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Penal institutions; injury to property - Chapter 266, Section 130 Whoever, being a prisoner at a jail or house of correction, wilfully and maliciously injures or destroys any public property or any materials furnished for.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Sunday trespassers; arrest and detention without warrant - Chapter 266, Section 131 Whoever is discovered in the act of wilfully injuring a fruit or forest tree or of committing any kind of malicious mischief on Sunday may.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Pigeons; killing or frightening - Chapter 266, Section 132 Whoever wilfully kills pigeons upon, or frightens them from, beds which have been made for the purpose of taking them in nets, by any method.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Humane society; injury to property - Chapter 266, Section 133 Whoever unlawfully enters a house, boat house or hut which is the property of the Humane Society of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and wilfully injures.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1962, 285, Sec. 3 - Chapter 266, Section 134 Whoever moors or in any manner makes fast a vessel, scow, boat or raft to a buoy, beacon or floating guide placed by the government.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Repealed, 1962, 285, Sec. 3 - Chapter 266, Section 136 Whoever, by erecting or maintaining a dam, either within or without the commonwealth, knowingly causes the water of a river or stream so to be.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Dams or reservoirs; malicious injury - Chapter 266, Section 138 Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right breaks down, injures, removes or destroys a dam, reservoir, canal or trench, or a gate, flume, flashboards or other.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Irrigation equipment; malicious injury - Chapter 266, Section 138A Whoever wilfully, intentionally and without right damages or renders unusable machinery or equipment used in the transmission of water for agricultural purposes shall be punished.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Motor vehicles or trailers; defacement, etc. of identifying numbers; penalties; arrests - Chapter 266, Section 139 Whoever removes, defaces, alters, changes, destroys, obliterates or mutilates or causes to be removed or destroyed or in any way defaced, altered, changed, obliterated or.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Sale or offer for sale of master keys; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 140 Whoever, with the intent to misrepresent to a prospective or eventual purchaser the number of miles traveled by a motor vehicle, turns back or readjusts.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Record of purchases by dealers in scrap copper wire; inspection; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 142 Whoever is in the business of purchasing copper line wire or scrap copper wire shall enter in a book kept for that purpose a description.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Gold, silver and platinum dealers; records; penalty - Chapter 266, Section 142A Whoever is in the business of purchasing gold, silver or platinum shall enter in a book kept for that purpose a description of the item.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Definitions applicable to Secs. 143A to 143H - Chapter 266, Section 143 As used in sections 143A to 143H, inclusive, the following words shall have the following meanings: Article or recorded device , the tangible medium upon which.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Unauthorized reproduction and transfer of sound recordings - Chapter 266, Section 143A Whoever directly or indirectly by any means, knowingly transfers or causes to be transferred any sound recorded on a phonograph record, disc, wire, tape, film.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Unauthorized reproduction and sale of live performances - Chapter 266, Section 143B Whoever for commercial advantage or private financial gain knowingly manufactures, rents, sells, transports, or causes to be manufactured, rented, sold or transported, or possesses for.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Application of Secs. 143 to 143C; exceptions - Chapter 266, Section 143D (a) Nothing in sections 143A to 143C, inclusive, shall be construed to apply to any person lawfully entitled to use or who causes to be.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Violations of Secs. 143A to 143C; punishment - Chapter 266, Section 143E Whoever, without permission of the owner, carries away or converts to his own use a plastic or wire milk case or a plastic or wire.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Theft of public records - Chapter 266, Section 145 For purposes of this section solid waste shall mean garbage, refuse, trash, rubbish, sludge, residue or by-products of processing or treatment of discarded material, and.
  • Massachusetts General Laws - Items or services bearing or identified by counterfeit mark; sales; penalties - Chapter 266, Section 147

    (a) For purposes of this section, the following words shall have the following meanings: Counterfeit mark , any unauthorized reproduction or copy of intellectual property, or.

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