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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 27: Acceptance of act

[ Text of section effective until November 7, 2016. For text effective November 7, 2016, see below.]

  Section 27. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, this chapter may be accepted, in whole or in part, in the case of a city with a Plan D or Plan E charter, by the city council upon submission by the city manager; by all other cities by the city council, with the approval of the mayor; in the case of a town with a town council, by the town council; in the case of all other towns, by town meeting; and in the case of an existing water and sewer commission, by its board of commissioners.

Chapter 40N: Section 27. Acceptance of chapter

[ Text of section as amended by 2016, 218, Sec. 43 effective November 7, 2016. For text effective until November 7, 2016, see above.]

  Section 27. This chapter may be accepted, in a city or town in the manner provided in section 4 of chapter 4, and in the case of an existing water and sewer commission established as an independent body politic and corporate pursuant to a special law, by its board of commissioners.