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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 003 : City of Burlington

Subchapter 008 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 3, § 327)
  • § 327. Powers supplemental; construction

    (a) The powers conferred by sections 321 through 326 of this charter are supplemental and alternative to other powers conferred by law, and these sections are intended as an independent and comprehensive conferral of powers to accomplish the purpose set forth herein.

    (b) The provisions of these sections shall be liberally construed in order to effect their purpose.

    (c) If any provision of these sections shall be held invalid in any circumstance, such invalidity shall not affect any other provisions or circumstances.

    (d) These sections shall be construed in all respects so as to meet all constitutional requirements. In carrying out the purposes and provisions of these sections, all steps shall be taken that are necessary to meet constitutional requirements whether or not such steps are required by statute.