(a) Construction. -- If a court of competent jurisdiction finds that the provisions of this article and of article fifteen-b of this chapter conflict and cannot be harmonized, then the provisions of article fifteen-b shall control.
(b) Severability. -- If any section, subsection, subdivision, paragraph, sentence, clause or phrase of this article is for any reason held to be invalid, unlawful or unconstitutional, that decision may not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this article or any part thereof.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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