§152. Construction and severability -- Article XII

Link to law: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/statutes/27/title27sec152.html
Published: 2015

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§152. Construction and severability -- Article XII






This compact shall be liberally construed so as 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 circumstance 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.