N.Y. Municipal Home Rule Law Section 56
Existing charters and other laws continued


All existing valid provisions of laws, charters and local laws not specifically repealed by this chapter shall continue in force until lawfully repealed, amended, modified or superseded.


A reference in any law, ordinance, resolution, rule, regulation or document to any provision of the city home rule law, village home rule law, article six or article six-a of the county law, or sections fifty-one-a through fifty-one-f of the town law, repealed by this chapter, in force at the time this chapter takes effect, shall be deemed and construed to refer to the corresponding provision or provisions of the municipal home rule law as continued, modified or amended by this chapter.

Source: Section 56 — Existing charters and other laws continued, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/MHR/56 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Sep. 23, 2023).

Sep. 23, 2023

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

§ 56’s source at nysenate​.gov

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