Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Chapter 265 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 24B the following section:-
Section 24C. That portion of the records of a court or any police department of the commonwealth or any of its political subdivisions, which contains the name of the victim in an arrest, investigation or complaint for rape or assault with intent to rape under section twenty-two, twenty-two A, twenty-three, twenty-four or twenty-four B, inclusive, of chapter two hundred and sixty-five, shall be withheld from public inspection, except with the consent of a justice of such court where the complaint or indictment is or would be prosecuted.
Said portion of such court record or police record shall not be deemed to be a public record under the provisions of section seven of chapter four.