The omission in this title of a citation of any general law or public law now in force which make it mandatory upon or permissive for any department, division, or other agency of the state to perform certain functions which by this title are assigned or transferred and placed in the hands of any other department or agency, shall not suspend or annul the right of any department or agency created by this title to carry out those functions where the obvious intent was so to do.
History of Section.
P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 247; G.L. 1956, § 42-20-1.
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 42-20-1
- Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.