§ 23-19.9-11. Severability and construction.
(a) The provisions of this compact shall be severable and if any phrase, clause, sentence or provision of this compact is declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to the Constitution of any party state or of the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this compact and the applicability thereof to any other government, agency, person or circumstance shall not be affected thereby. If any provision of this compact shall be held contrary to the Constitution of any state participating therein, the compact shall remain in full force and effect as to the state affected as well as to all severable matters. The provisions of this compact shall be liberally construed to give effect to the purposes thereof.
(b) Nothing in this compact shall be construed to authorize the Commission or any party state to waive the provisions of the compact or the requirements adopted pursuant to it.
(P.L. 1986, ch. 300, § 1.)