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Section 160G. The department may make such rules and regulations or issue orders requiring such action as it deems necessary to enforce the provisions of sections one hundred and sixty C to one hundred and sixty F, inclusive. The department and cities, towns and districts acting through their local boards of health or boards or offices having like powers and duties where there is no board of health, shall have concurrent jurisdiction to enforce the provisions of said sections one hundred and sixty C to one hundred and sixty F, inclusive. Any persons aggrieved by any action of a city, town or district pursuant to the provisions of said sections one hundred and sixty C to one hundred and sixty F, inclusive, may appeal to the department and said department may, after a hearing, affirm, rescind, modify or amend such action. Civil penalties collected by cities, towns, and districts from said enforcement shall be retained for use by the cities, towns, and districts.

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