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Title 33 : Human Services

Chapter 059 : INTERSTATE COMPACT ON THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN

Subchapter 001 : INTERSTATE COMPACT ON THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN

(Cite as: 33 V.S.A. § 5910)
  • [Contingently repealed; Effective until contingency met.]

    § 5910. Construction and severability—Article X

    The provisions of this compact shall be liberally construed to effectuate the purposes 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 party state or of the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person, or circumstances is held invalid, the 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 party thereto, the compact shall remain in full force and effect as to the remaining states and in full force and effect as to the state affected as to all severable matters. (Added 1971, No. 219 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 4, 5, eff. April 5, 1972; contingently repealed by 2021, No. 101 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)