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SECTION 1001
Saving clause
County (CNT) CHAPTER 11, ARTICLE 25
§ 1001. Saving clause. 1. Any act of the legislature of the year
nineteen hundred fifty which, in form, amends or repeals or purports to
amend or repeal any provision or provisions of the former county law
shall be legally effective notwithstanding the repeal of such former
county law by this chapter and shall be construed as an amendment or
repeal, as the case may be, of the corresponding provision or provisions
of this chapter irrespective of whether such provision or provisions are
contained in this chapter in one or more than one article, section,
subdivision or other part thereof and such corresponding provision or
provisions shall be deemed and construed to be amended, modified,
changed or repealed as though the same had been expressly and in terms
so amended or repealed.

2. Any act of the legislature of the year nineteen hundred fifty which
adds or purports to add a new article, section, subdivision or other
provision of law to the former county law shall be legally effective
notwithstanding the repeal of such former county law by this chapter and
shall be construed as having been added to this chapter and shall be
given full effect according to its context as if the same had been added
expressly and in terms to this chapter and shall be deemed and construed
to have been inserted in this chapter in juxtaposition to and as
modifying the effect of the corresponding provision or provisions of
this chapter.

3. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede the
provisions of any alternative form of county government, administrative
code, county government law, civil divisions act or optional form of
county government law, or any local law heretofore or hereafter adopted
pursuant to any such optional or alternative form of county government,
unless a contrary intent is expressly provided in this chapter.

4. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede any
special law creating the office of county comptroller, county purchasing
agent, county engineer or county officer performing the duties of
coroner.

5. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede any
special act of the legislature relating to the preparation of assessment
rolls, extension and collection of taxes, lien of tax and foreclosure or
other disposition thereof.

6. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede the
provisions of any special act of the legislature creating a board of
social welfare or public health and defining their powers and duties.

7. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede the
provisions of any special act of the legislature relating to the
establishment, erection, custody and control of penitentiaries, parks,
cemeteries, airports and other grounds and buildings used for county
uses and purposes.

8. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede the
provisions of any special act of the legislature creating a commission
to make studies and recommendations relating to the adoption of an
alternative form of county government.

9. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect, impair or supersede the
provisions of the civil service law nor the civil service and retirement
rights of any officer or employee.

10. This chapter shall not affect pending actions or proceedings,
civil or criminal, but the same may be prosecuted or defended in the
same manner and with the same effect as though this chapter had not been
passed.

11. The repeal of any law by the provisions of this chapter shall not
affect or impair any contract, or act done, or offense committed, or
right accruing, accrued or acquired, or liability, or penalty, or
forfeiture, or punishment incurred prior to the time when this chapter
or any section thereof takes effect, but the same may be enjoyed,
asserted, enforced, prosecuted, or inflicted, as fully and to the same
extent, as if such laws had not been repealed.

12. Nothing herein shall be deemed to affect the validity of
proceedings taken for the authorization or construction of any public
improvements authorized, undertaken, or commenced under the provisions
of laws hereby repealed; and such improvements may be completed the same
as if this act had not been passed, or such proceedings may be concluded
and the improvements completed under the provisions of this chapter.

13. Any existing law, other than a provision of the former county law
hereby repealed, which confers a power or imposes a duty or obligation
on a particular county or group of counties, or an officer or officers
thereof, or which provides for the election or appointment of additional
officers, shall not be affected or impaired by this chapter.

14. Article 2-a of the former county law, comprising sections 7-a to
7-u, both inclusive, as amended, in so far as the provisions of such
article apply to and are now in force in the county of Monroe, shall be
deemed to continue in effect until consolidated and recodified or
otherwise modified, amended, superseded or repealed by other provision
of law.

15. Article seventeen-a of the former county law, comprising sections
three hundred ten to three hundred fifty-six, inclusive, and article
eighteen of such law, comprising sections three hundred seventy to four
hundred twenty-two, inclusive, shall be deemed to continue in effect
until consolidated and recodified or otherwise modified, amended,
superseded or repealed by other provisions of law.

NOTE: Schedule of special acts, see chapter 3/1951.