Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, for the purpose of promoting the public good, the retirement board of Norfolk county is hereby authorized and directed to pay to Marie Alward, the surviving spouse of T. Dustin Alward, a fire captain of the Randolph fire department, an accidental death benefit as provided under the provisions of section nine of chapter thirty-two of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect as of August fifteenth, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven.