SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the precinct lines approved by the board of selectmen of the town of Amherst on June 11, 2001, and approved by the local election district review commission on July 10, 2001, shall be replaced by the precinct lines approved by the Amherst board of selectmen on January 27, 2003. All elections held after the annual election of 2003 in the town shall be conducted using the new precinct lines, until the time as new precincts are drawn in accordance with section 6 of chapter 54 of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. A copy of the new precinct lines, including a written description, shall be filed with the local election district review commission.
SECTION 3. The board of registrars and the town clerk of the town of Amherst may take all necessary actions to assure compliance with this act including, but not limited to, actions assuring the accuracy of the voting lists for each precinct.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon its passage.