ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
PUBLIC SAFETY AND GOOD ORDER
Suffolk county; disposition of money received; determination and payment of claims for damages caused by dogs
[ Text of section effective until October 31, 2012. Repealed by 2012, 193, Sec. 40.]
Section 170. In Suffolk county, all money received for licenses or from the sale of dogs, or recovered as fines or penalties under the provisions of this chapter relating to dogs shall be paid into the treasury of the town in which said licenses are issued or such sales are made, or said fines or penalties recovered. All claims for damages done by dogs in Suffolk county shall be determined by appraisers as specified in section one hundred and sixty-one and, when approved by the aldermen or selectmen of the city or town where the damage was done, shall be paid in full on the first Wednesday of January of each year by the treasurer of such town, if the gross amount received by him and not previously paid out under the provisions of this chapter relating to dogs is sufficient therefor; otherwise such amount shall be divided pro rata among such claimants in full discharge of their claims.