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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety

Chapter 114 : NEW ENGLAND STATE POLICE COMPACT

Subchapter 001 : COMPACT

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 1959)
  • § 1959. Construction and severability-Article IX

    This compact shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purpose thereof. The provisions of this compact shall be severable and if any phrase, clause, sentence or provision of this compact is declared to be contrary to the constitution of any state or the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance is held invalid, validity of the remainder of this compact and the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance shall not be affected thereby. If this compact shall be held contrary to the constitution of any state participating herein, the compact shall remain in full force and effect as to the remaining party states and in full force and effect as to the state affected as to all severable matters. (1967, No. 288 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. March 15, 1968.)