205 CMR 102.04 - Words and Terms; Tense, Number and Gender

In construing 205 CMR 101.00 through 131.00, except when otherwise plainly declared or clearly apparent from the context: words in the present tense shall include the future tense; words in the masculine shall include the feminine and neuter genders; and words in the singular shall include the plural and the plural shall include the singular.


205 CMR 102.04
Amended by Mass Register Issue 1292, eff. 5/8/2015. Amended by Mass Register Issue 1399, eff. 9/6/2019. Amended by Mass Register Issue 1484, eff. 12/9/2022.

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