Section 21(3) of chapter 40 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2012 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting at the end the following sentence:-- Such by-laws shall apply to sidewalks abutting privately-owned property within the state highway system of the Massachusetts department of transportation and the parkways and public ways of the department of conservation and recreation, unless such by-law is clearly inconsistent with a rule or regulation promulgated by either of such departments. Enforcement can be undertaken by local municipalities provided that the revenue shall be split with the parties through a further memorandum of understanding.
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