Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the person elected city councillor from Ward 2 in the city of Malden in the municipal election held on November fifth, nineteen hundred and eighty-five for a term of two years beginning the first Monday in January, nineteen hundred and eighty-six, shall also serve the remainder of the unexpired term of Robert S. McCarthy, as soon as the votes from said election have been certified by the city clerk of the city of Malden.
SECTION 2. Upon certification by the city clerk of the votes in said election, said city clerk shall administer the oath of office to the councillor-elect of said Ward 2.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its acceptance by the city of Malden.