2019 Massachusetts General Laws
Part I - Administration of the Government
Title XXII - Corporations
Chapter 180 - Corporations for Charitable and Certain Other Purposes
Section 27 - Conviction Under Liquor or Gambling Laws; Voiding Charter
Section 27. If any person is convicted of exposing and keeping for sale or selling alcoholic beverages, as defined in section one of chapter one hundred and thirty-eight, on the premises occupied by any club or organization described in section four or of illegal gaming upon said premises or of being present where implements of gaming are found upon said premises, or if any such beverages, casks or other vessels or implements of sale and furniture used or kept and provided to be used in the illegal keeping or sale of such beverages, or implements of gaming, are seized on said premises and are forfeited, the selectmen, or the aldermen, in the place where such club or organization is situated, except Boston, and in Boston the police commissioner, shall immediately give notice to the state secretary, who, upon receipt thereof, shall declare the charter of such club or organization void, and shall publish a notice in at least one newspaper published in the county where such club or organization is located that such incorporation is void and of no further effect.