2017 New York Laws
MHY - Mental Hygiene
Title E - General Provisions
Article 91 - Laws Repealed; Savings Clause; Time of Taking Effect
91.02 - Application of Certain Amendments, Repeals or Additions to Former Mental Hygiene Law.

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and such corresponding provision or provisions shall be deemed and construed to be amended, modified, changed or repealed as though the same had been expressly and in terms so amended or repealed.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.


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