TITLE 17
Elections

CHAPTER 17-1
General Provisions

SECTION 17-1-5


§ 17-1-5 Effect of special statutes.

The provisions of any chapter or section under this title are subject to the provisions of any special statutes or charters respecting any particular town or city, none of which are repealed by this title; provided, that insofar as any special statute or charters adapted prior to April 22, 1935, conflicts with the provisions of chapter 19 of this title, the provisions of chapter 19 shall prevail; and provided, further, that insofar as any special statute or charter provision conflicts with the provisions of § 17-14-7, 17-14-9, or 17-19-7.1 of this title, the provisions of § 17-14-7, 17-14-9, or 17-19-7.1 shall prevail.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 328, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 17-25-1; G.L., § 17-1-5, as enacted by P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 252, § 3; P.L. 2010, ch. 174, § 1.)