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SECTION 91.02
Application of certain amendments, repeals or additions to former mental hygiene law
Mental Hygiene (MHY) CHAPTER 27, TITLE E, ARTICLE 91
§ 91.02 Application of certain amendments, repeals or additions to

former mental hygiene law.

(a) An act of the legislature of the year in which this act shall have
become a law which, in form, amends or repeals or purports to amend or
repeal any provision or provisions of the former mental hygiene law, as
in force immediately prior to the date that this act shall take effect,
shall be legally effective notwithstanding the repeal of such former law
by this act and shall be construed as an amendment, or repeal, as the
case may be, of the corresponding provision or provisions of this act
irrespective of whether such provision or provisions are contained in
this act 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deemed and construed to be amended, modified, changed or repealed as
though the same had been expressly and in terms so amended or repealed.

(b) An act of the legislature of the year in which this act shall have
become a law which adds or purports to add a new article, section,
subdivision or other provision of law to the former mental hygiene law,
as in force and effect immediately prior to the date that this act shall
take effect, shall be legally effective notwithstanding the repeal of
such former law by this act and shall be construed as having been added
to this act and shall be given full effect according to its context as
if the same had been added expressly and in terms to this act and shall
be deemed and construed to have been inserted in this act in
juxtaposition to and as modifying the effect of the corresponding
provision or provisions of this act.