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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 18: Script used on forms; state standards for uniformity, security, materials, devices and preservation

Section 18. Records transmitted by the town clerk under section 12 and sections 17 to 17D, inclusive, shall be written in legible hand, typewritten, printed using an electronic format approved by the state registrar or printed using the centralized, automated database operated by the state registrar pursuant to section 32. All forms and formats shall have the prior approval of the state registrar and shall meet state standards for uniformity, security, materials, devices and preservation.