2017 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 2A - Uniform Statute and Rule Construction Act
Section 12-2A-16 - Effect of amendment or repeal.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 12-2A-16 (2017)

12-2A-16. Effect of amendment or repeal.

A. An amendment or repeal of a civil statute or rule does not affect a pending action or proceeding or a right accrued before the amendment or repeal takes effect.

B. A pending civil action or proceeding may be completed and a right accrued may be enforced as if the statute or rule had not been amended or repealed.

C. If a criminal penalty for a violation of a statute or rule is reduced by an amendment, the penalty, if not already imposed, must be imposed under the statute or rule as amended.

History: Laws 1997, ch. 173, 16.

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