An Act to Regulate by License the Carrying of Concealed Weapons, ch. 172, §§ 1-2, 1906 Mass. Acts 150, 150 (Wright & Potter Printing Co. 1906).

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  • 1906


Be it enacted, etc., as follows:

    SECTION 1. The justice of a court, or trial justices, the board of police or mayor of a city, or the selectmen of a town, or persons authorized by them, respectively, may, upon the application of any person, issue a license to such person to carry a loaded pistol or revolver in this Commonwealth, if it appears that the applicant has good reason to fear an injury to his person or property, and that he is a suitable person to be so licensed.

    SECTION 2. Whoever, except as provided by the laws of this Commonwealth, carries on his person a loaded pistol or revolver, without authority or permission as provided in section one of this act, or whoever carries any stiletto, dagger, dirk-knife, slung-shot or metallic knuckles, shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not less than ten nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.    Approved March 16, 1906."

Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court of Massachusetts, Together with the Constitution, the Messages of the Governor, List of the Civil Government, Tables Showing Changes in the Statutes, Changes of Names of Persons, etc., etc. (Boston: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1906), 150. Chapter 172—An Act to Regulate by License the Carrying of Concealed Weapons, §§ 1–2. Approved March 16, 1906.