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§ 1502. Application of part

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 1 Pa.C.S.A. General Provisions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 1 Pa.C.S.A. General Provisions
Part V. Statutory Construction
Chapter 15. General Provisions
1 Pa.C.S.A. § 1502
§ 1502. Application of part
(a) Direct application.--
(1) Except as otherwise provided in this part, the provisions of this part shall apply to the following unless the General Assembly or the agency adopting the document shall provide otherwise:
(i) Every statute finally enacted on or after September 1, 1937.
(ii) Every document codified in the Pennsylvania Code except legislative, judicial and home rule charter documents.
(2) The provisions of this chapter and of Chapter 17 of this title (relating to effective date of statutes) shall apply to every statute enacted by the General Assembly, whether under the authority of the Commonwealth or of the late Proprietaries of the Province of Pennsylvania.
(b) Other applications.--The provisions of this part shall apply to any public document to the extent such document refers to and incorporates therein the provisions of this part. The provisions of this part other than this chapter and Chapter 17 of this title (relating to effective date of statutes) shall apply to statutes finally enacted before September 1, 1937 to the extent that this part substantially reenacts or restates rules of construction enacted or in force prior to such date.

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1972, Dec. 6, No. 290, § 3, imd. effective.
1 Pa.C.S.A. § 1502, PA ST 1 Pa.C.S.A. § 1502
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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