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600.12

600.12 Construction.

600.12(1)

(1) Unless otherwise provided, chs. 600 to 655 shall be liberally construed to achieve the purposes stated therein. Unless expressly provided otherwise or clearly appearing from the context the purposes stated shall constitute an aid and guide to interpretation but not an independent source of power.

600.12(2)

(2) If a provision of chs. 600 to 655 conflicts with another statutory provision, the provision of chs. 600 to 655 shall prevail.

600.12 - ANNOT.

History: 1971 c. 260; 1979 c. 89 s. 543; 1979 c. 102, 177; 1983 a. 358 s. 14; 1989 a. 187 s. 29.