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Section 9J. The secretary, in consultation with the director of unemployment assistance, may adopt, amend, alter or repeal, and shall enforce, all rules, regulations and orders necessary for the administration and enforcement of Chapter 151A. The secretary shall seek the approval of the director of unemployment assistance if the changes may affect the operations of the free public employment offices. Such rules and regulations, and any amendments, alterations or repeals thereof, shall, so far as they affect the property rights of any class of employers or employees, be subject to the approval of said state advisory council, and shall, upon the filing with the state secretary of a certified copy thereof and a certificate that they have been approved by said state advisory council if subject to such approval, have the force and effect of law. Copies of such rules and regulations, and amendments, alterations and repeals thereof, shall be provided by the director of unemployment assistance for public distribution. The director of unemployment assistance may make any expenditures, subject to appropriation, require any reports and take any other action, necessary and suitable to carry out the provisions of said chapter. He shall make an annual report to the governor and to the general court covering the administration and operation of said chapter during the preceding fiscal year, together with such recommendations as he deems proper.

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