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 seventeen of chapter one hundred and thirty-eight of the General Laws, the licensing board of the city of New Bedford is hereby authorized to grant a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages to be drunk on the premises under the provisions of section twelve of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight to the Cape Verdean Association in New Bedford, Inc. Said license shall be subject to all the provisions of said chapter one hundred and thirty-eight except said section seventeen.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.