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Existing charters and other laws continued
Municipal Home Rule (MHR) CHAPTER 36-A, ARTICLE 6
§ 56. Existing charters and other laws continued. 1. All existing
valid provisions of laws, charters and local laws not specifically
repealed by this chapter shall continue in force until lawfully
repealed, amended, modified or superseded.

2. A reference in any law, ordinance, resolution, rule, regulation or
document to any provision of the city home rule law, village home rule
law, article six or article six-a of the county law, or sections
fifty-one-a through fifty-one-f of the town law, repealed by this
chapter, in force at the time this chapter takes effect, shall be deemed
and construed to refer to the corresponding provision or provisions of
the municipal home rule law as continued, modified or amended by this