Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, the licensing authority of the town of Abington is hereby authorized to issue to ABC Corporation, d/b/a Corner Pocket Sports Bar, a license to sell all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises under the provisions of section 12 of said chapter 138. Said license shall be subject to all of the provisions of said chapter 138 except said section 17.
SECTION 2. All votes taken by the board of selectmen of the town of Abington relative to the awarding of the license described in section 1 are hereby ratified, validated and confirmed in all respects as though this act had been in full force and effect at the time of taking any such votes.
SECTION 3. This act shall take effect upon its passage.