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Section 351-A Effect of amendments to and repeals of provisions of the former highway law

Highway (HAY)

Effect of amendments to and repeals of provisions of the former highway law. 1. An act of the legislature of the year nineteen hundred thirty-six which, in form, amends or repeals or purports to amend or repeal any provision or provisions of the former highway law shall be legally effective notwithstanding the repeal of such former highway law by section three hundred fifty-three, 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or other part thereof and such corresponding provision or provisions shall be deemed amended, modified, changed or repealed as though the same had been expressly and in terms so amended or repealed.

  2. An act of the legislature of the year nineteen hundred thirty-six which adds or purports to add a new article, section, subdivision or other provision of law to the former highway law shall be legally effective notwithstanding the repeal of such former highway law by section three hundred fifty-three 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 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. The repeal of such former highway law by section three hundred fifty-three shall not be construed to impair or affect the validity of any act of the legislature of the year nineteen hundred thirty-six relating to highways, roads or bridges because of any reference to or dependency on such former law but such act shall be construed in connection with this chapter as though in terms and in effect such act referred to or dependent upon this chapter.