General Laws of Massachusetts Relating to Railroad Corporations, Street Railway Companies, Electric Railroad Companies, Telephone and Telegraph Companies, Steamboat and Express Companies: The Public Service Commission Law, Chapter 784 of the Acts of 1913; Chapters 433, 463 and 516 of the Acts of 1906; Provisions of the Revised Laws and Subsequent Legislation to and Including the Year 1913

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Wright & Potter Printing Company, State Printers, 1914 - Electric railroads - 387 pages
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Page 247 - A child, when adopted, may take the family name of the 'person adopting. After adoption the two shall sustain towards each other the legal relation of parent and child, and have all the rights and be subject to all the duties of that relation.
Page 118 - Act to charge and receive as great compensation for a shorter as for a longer distance; provided, however, that upon application to the Commission appointed under the provisions of this Act, such common carrier may, in special cases, after investigation by the Commission, be authorized to charge less for longer than for shorter distances for the transportation of passengers or property; and the Commission may from time to time prescribe the extent to which such designated common carrier may be relieved...
Page 105 - Act to be an improper or defective rule or byelaw. (3.) In any case where the workman knew of the defect or negligence which caused his injury, and failed within a reasonable time to give, or cause to be given, information thereof to the employer or some person superior to himself in the service of the employer, unless he was aware that the employer or such superior already knew of the said defect or negligence.
Page 118 - And whenever the commission shall be of opinion, after a hearing, had upon its own motion or upon complaint, that the regulations, practices, equipment, appliances, or service of any...
Page 138 - ... to establish through routes and joint rates, fares and charges for the transportation of passengers and property within the state as the commission may, by its order, designate...
Page 276 - Upon the complaint and application of the mayor and aldermen of a city, or the selectmen of a town...
Page 31 - ... not exceeding four per cent. per annum, payable semi-annually on the first days of May and November in each year. Such scrip or certificates of indebtedness shall be designated on the face thereof as the Hospital for Consumptives...
Page 12 - ... stations or station houses, or any change in its rates of fare for transporting freight or passengers, or any change in the mode of operating its road and conducting its business is reasonable and expedient in order to promote the security, convenience and accommodation of the public...
Page vii - Any examiner who divulges any fact or information which may come to his knowledge during the course of such examination, except in so far as he may be directed by the Commission or by a court...
Page 2 - Boston, who shall have been such for at least three years prior to the date of their appointment, one for the term of five years, one for four years, one for three years, one for two years, and one for one year, and thereafter as the terms of office expire in each year one member for a term of five years.

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