SECTION 1. Section 20 of chapter 138 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out in line 8 the following words- not more than 1 permit in any city or town.
SECTION 2. Chapter 138 of the Massachusetts General Laws as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition is hereby amended by adding the following section:-
Section 79. If any provision of the Chapter 138 of the Massachusetts General Laws, or its application to any person or circumstance, is determined by a court to be invalid or unconstitutional, the remaining provisions shall be construed in accordance with the intent of the legislature to further limit rather than to expand commerce in alcoholic beverages, to enhance strict regulatory control over taxation, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages through the three-tier regulatory system imposed by the Massachusetts liquor control act upon all alcoholic beverages including malt beverages.
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