§ 30-14-5. Continuation of prior law.
The provisions of chapters 1 14 of this title, insofar as they are substantially the same as the statutes existing prior to April 26, 1956, relating to the same subject matter, shall be construed as restatements and continuations of those statutes and not as new enactments.
(P.L. 1956, ch. 3742, par. 245; G.L. 1956, § 30-14-5.)