Article 27- Code Application, Amendment and Construction - Code

Section

  27.01

 Amendment.

 

  27.02

 Continuity of authority and responsibility.

 

  27.03

 Separability.

 

  27.04

 Code to be liberally construed.

  

  27.05

 Judicial notice.

 

  27.06

 Effective date.

Section 27.01 Amendment.

This code may be amended by local law adopted in the manner prescribed by section 2.03 of article 2 of this code. All such amendments shall be consistent with the county charter.

Section 27.02 Continuity of authority and responsibility.

The performance of functions pursuant to the provisions of this code shall be deemed and held to constitute a continuation thereof for the purpose of succession to all rights, powers, duties and obligations attached to such functions. Any proceedings or other business undertaken or commenced prior to the effective date of this code may be conducted and completed by the county officer or administrative unit responsible therefor under this code or the county charter.

Section 27.03 Separability.

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or article of this code shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such adjudication shall not affect, impair or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, section or article thereof directly involved in the proceeding in which such adjudication shall have been rendered.

Section 27.04 Code to be liberally construed.

This code shall be liberally construed to effectuate its objectives and purposes.

Section 27.05 Judicial notice.

All courts shall take judicial notice of all provisions of this code and all local laws, acts, resolutions, rules, regulations and ordinances adopted pursuant to the county charter or this code.

Section 27.06 Effective date.

This code shall take effect January first, nineteen hundred sixty one.
 

Section 3.        Effective Date

This Local Law shall take effect upon filing with the New York Secretary of State.

Section 4.       

The County Attorney shall renumber the articles, sections and subsections of the Code, as needed, to ensure that such articles, sections and subsections are uniformly formatted and numbered and that all sections changed by this document or any other valid document are effectuated across the Code.   

Section 5.        Severability

If any clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, section or part of the Local Law or the application thereof, to any person, individual, corporation, firm, partnership, entity or circumstance, shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unconstitutional such order of judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, subdivision, section or part of this Local Law or in its application to the person, individual, corporation, firm, partnership, entity, or circumstance directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment or order shall be rendered.

Sponsors:

April N.M. Baskin

Howard Johnson

Lisa Chimera

Jeanne Vinal

John Gilmour

Timothy Meyers

Kevin Hardwick