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SECTION 155
Saving clause
Workers' Compensation (WKC) CHAPTER 67, ARTICLE 8
§ 155. Saving clause. This article shall not affect pending actions,
civil or criminal, brought by or against the department of labor, the
industrial commissioner or the industrial board, but the same may be
prosecuted or defended in the same manner and with the same effect as if
this article had not been passed, by the industrial commissioner if the
subject matter of the action or proceeding falls within his jurisdiction
and otherwise by the workmen's compensation board or the chairman
thereof. Every rule, regulation, order, permit or license of the
industrial commissioner or industrial board in force when this article
takes effect shall continue in force until such rule, regulation or
order be amended or repealed or such permit or license revoked or
terminated pursuant to the provisions of this chapter or of the labor
law, or otherwise. Any investigation, examination or proceeding
undertaken, commenced or instituted by the industrial board or by any
referee prior to the taking effect of this article may be conducted and
continued to a final determination or conclusion in the same manner, and
under the same terms and conditions and with the same effect as though
this article had not been passed, by the workmen's compensation board or
the chairman thereof, if the subject matter of the investigation,
examination or proceeding falls within its or his jurisdiction by the
terms of this act, and otherwise by the industrial commissioner.