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Article 264: Effect of repeal of laws

Where a law is repealed, or is deemed to have been repealed, by, under, or by virtue of the Constitution, the repeal shall not, except as otherwise provided in the constitution,-

a. revive anything not in force or existing at the time at which the repeal takes effect;

b. affect the previous operation of the law or anything duly done or suffered under the law;

c. affect any right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred under the law;

d. affect any penalty, forfeiture or punishment incurred in respect of any offence committed against the law; or

e. affect any investigation legal proceeding or remedy in respect of any such right, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment; and any such investigation, legal proceeding or remedy may be instituted, continued or enforced, and any such penalty, forfeiture or punishment may be imposed, as if the law had not been repealed.


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