Article XI: Rescission and Effective Date

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Section 1.

The traffic rules adopted by the Board of Selectmen by an order dated December 20, 1943, and all traffic rules subsequently adopted by the Board of Selectmen are hereby rescinded. Such recession shall take effect upon the approval by the Department of Public Works of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of the Rules and Orders entitled “Rules and Orders for the Regulation of Traffic” which shall, upon such approval be the Rules and Orders regulating the use of the streets, sidewalks, parkways and highways by all operators of vehicles or other instruments of transportation within the Town of Arlington.

Section 2.

The recession, however, shall not affect any punishment or penalty imposed or any complaint or prosecution pending at the time of the passage hereof for an offense committed under any of the Rules and Orders of Regulations hereby rescinded. If any of the provisions of these Rules and Orders or the application of such provision to any person or circumstance shall be held invalid, the remainder of these Rules and Orders, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstance other than those to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected hereby.