Section 1-4 Effect of repeal of ordinances rights, acts, etc.


    (a) The repeal of any ordinance or part of any ordinance shall not affect any act done or right accrued or established in any proceeding, action, suit or prosecution had or commenced prior to the time when such repeal shall take effect, but every such act, right or proceeding shall remain and continue as valid and effectual as if such repeal has not taken place.

    (b) No offense committed, and no fine, forfeiture or penalty incurred previous to the time when the repeal of any ordinance shall take effect, shall be affected, released or in any way discharged by such repeal, but the trial, conviction and punishment of all such offenses and the recovery of all such fines, forfeitures and penalties shall be had in all respects as if such repeal had not taken place.

    (c) No action, prosecution, suit or proceeding pending at the time the repeal of any ordinance or part of an ordinance shall take effect shall be affected by such repeal.

    (d) Each such action, prosecution, suit or proceeding as set out in the preceding paragraph shall be continued and prosecuted to a final determination, or judgment or execution, as if such repeal had not taken place.

(Code 1964, §§ 2.490--2.520)