ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT (Chapters 1 through 182)
LAWS RELATING TO STATE OFFICERS
GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATIVE TO STATE DEPARTMENTS, COMMISSIONS, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
Section 1. The word “departments” as used in this chapter, shall, unless the context otherwise requires, mean all the departments of the commonwealth, except the department of banking and insurance, but including the divisions of banks and loan agencies, of insurance, and also including the several boards serving in the division of registration, the board of registration in medicine and each of the executive offices created by chapters six A and seven.