WVC 13 - 2 - 7
§13-2-7. Invalidity of part of article not to affect other parts.
If any clause, sentence, paragraph or part of this article
shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent
jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect,
impair or invalidate the remainder of the article, but shall be
confined in its application to the clause, sentence, paragraph or
part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such
judgment has been rendered.