§61-5A-10. Construction; certain other code provisions not
affected; article not to affect offenses committed
under other statutory provisions.
Under no circumstances whatever shall this article be
construed as superseding or in any way affecting the provisions of
(1) chapter three of this code dealing with bribery and other
corrupt practices and criminal offenses in connection with
elections, election officials, voters or voting in elections; (2)
sections seventeen and eighteen, article two, chapter fifteen of
this code; (3) section nine, article two-a, chapter eighteen of
this code; and (4) sections fifteen and twenty-two, article ten of
this chapter sixty-one; and the specific types of bribery, corrupt
practices and criminal offenses covered by the statutory provisions
referred to in this section shall continue to be governed by such
statutory provisions and not by this article.
The provisions of this article shall govern and control as to
any offenses committed in violation thereof on and after the
effective date of this article, and the provisions of sections
four, five, six and seven, article five of this chapter, shall
govern and control as to any offenses committed in violation of
said sections four, five, six and seven prior to the effective date
of this article five-a, with like effect as to such prior offenses
as if this article five-a had not been enacted.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session