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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 78: Recordation of plan; necessity of approval by board

Section 78. No register of deeds shall record any plan showing thereon proposed ways in any town having a board of survey, unless there is endorsed thereon a certificate of said board, or other proper officer by it designated, that all laws applicable to such plan have been complied with. The clerk of each town shall notify the register of deeds of the district where such town is situated of the acceptance by such town of section seventy-three or corresponding provisions of earlier laws, or of any special act establishing a board of survey therein, and also the name of the officer designated by said board to approve plans hereunder.