Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one hundred and thirty-seven of chapter one hundred and forty of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the registering, numbering, describing and licensing of dogs, if kept in the town of Petersham, shall be conducted in the office of the town clerk of said town. SECTION 2. Notwithstanding the provisions of section one hundred and forty-seven of said chapter one hundred and forty or any other general or special law to the contrary, all money received for the issuance of dog licenses by the town of Petersham, or recovered as fines or penalties by said town under the provisions of said chapter one hundred and forty relating to dogs, shall be paid into the treasury of said town and shall not thereafter be paid over by the town treasurer to the treasury of Worcester county.