§7-14B-22. Inconsistent acts repealed; once established civil
service remains mandatory.
All acts and parts of acts of the Legislature, whether
general, special or local, in relation to correctional officers
inconsistent with the provisions of this article shall be, and the
same are, hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.
Any civil service system for correctional officers in any
county with a population of twenty-five thousand or more shall
remain mandatory and shall be governed by the provisions of this
article even if the population of such county shall at any time
decrease below twenty-five thousand.