Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
SECTION 1. Subsection (b) of section 3 of the charter of the town of Andover which is on file in the office of the archivist of the commonwealth, as provided in section 12 of chapter 43B of the General Laws, is hereby amended by striking out the words ", a planning board of appeals".
SECTION 2. Subsection (d) of said section 3 of said charter is hereby amended by striking out, the words ", a board of public welfare".
SECTION 3. Section 4 of said charter is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-
In the charter words in the masculine gender shall be interpreted to include the feminine gender.