savings statute

noun

Legal Definition of savings statute

: a statute explicitly excepting certain proceedings, remedies, penalties, rights, or liabilities from the effect of a repeal, amendment, or law

called also saving statute

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“Savings statute.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/savings%20statute. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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