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Title 28 : Public Institutions and Corrections

Chapter 001 : PURPOSES, CONSTRUCTION, AND GENERAL DEFINITIONS

(Cite as: 28 V.S.A. § 2)
  • § 2. Construction

    (a) The provisions of this title shall be liberally construed in order to effectuate the general purposes stated in section 1 of this title.

    (b) The discretionary powers authorized by this title shall be exercised in accordance with the criteria stated in the title. If these criteria are not dispositive in a particular instance, the general purposes established in section 1 of this title shall be controlling. (Added 1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 20.)