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Interpretation of chapter
§ 1000. Interpretation of chapter. 1. The provisions of this chapter
shall be liberally construed to effectuate the purposes hereof, and the
enumeration of specific powers in this chapter shall not operate to
detract from the meaning of any general grant of power contained in this
chapter or to exclude other powers comprehended in such general grant of

2. The provisions of this chapter in so far as they are substantially
the same as the existing law on December thirty-first, nineteen hundred
fifty, shall be construed as a continuation of the provisions of the
former county law and not as new enactments.

3. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part of this chapter
shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid,
such judgment shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder
thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence,
paragraph, section, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy
in which such judgment shall have been rendered.