If any provision of this chapter, or the application of a provision to any person or circumstances, is held invalid, the remainder of the chapter, and the application of the provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected by that invalidity.
(P.L. 1956, ch. 3808, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 27-18-23.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 27-18-23. Severability
- person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6
- remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.