Section 11-43C-81

Pending legal actions and proceedings.

No action or proceeding, civil or criminal, pending at the time of the organization under the mayor-council form of government, brought by or against the city or any office, department, or agency or officer thereof, shall be affected or abated by the change to the mayor-council form of government or by anything contained in this chapter; but all such actions or proceedings may be continued notwithstanding that functions, powers, and duties of any office, department, or agency or officer party thereto may by or under this chapter be assigned or transferred to another office, department, or agency or officer; but in that event, the same may be prosecuted or defended by the head of the office, department, or agency to which such functions, powers, and duties have been assigned or transferred by or under the provisions of this chapter.

(Acts 1987, No. 87-102, p. 116, §81.)