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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE I JURISDICTION AND EMBLEMS OF THE COMMONWEALTH, THE GENERAL COURT, STATUTES AND PUBLIC DOCUMENTS
  • CHAPTER 4 STATUTES

Section 1 - Effective date of statutes

Section 1A - Reorganization plans for executive department

Section 2 - Effective date of resolves

Section 2A - Special legislative commissions

Section 3 - Enacting style of initiative measures

Section 4 - Mode of acceptance of statute by municipality or district

Section 4A - Revocation of acceptance by towns of special acts

Section 4B - Rescission of laws previously accepted by cities, towns or municipalities

Section 5 - Return showing action of body accepting or rejecting statute

Section 6 - Rules for construction of statutes

Section 7 - Definitions of statutory terms; statutory construction

Section 7A - Amended by 1931, 394, Sec. 182 into a special act

Section 8 - Construction of special acts authorizing municipalities to incur indebtedness

Section 9 - Time for performance of acts performable on Sunday or holiday

Section 9A - Recital giving unsealed instrument effect of sealed instrument; “person” defined

Section 9B - Stamping seal on documents

Section 10 - Daylight saving time

Section 11 - Marginal references

Section 12 - Bi-partisan boards; political affiliations of members