GENERAL CODE PROVISIONS
CONSTRUCTION OF STATUTES
73-103. Codes continue existing law. The provisions of these compiled laws, so far as they are substantially the same as existing statutes, must be construed as continuations thereof, and not as new enactments.
[(73-103) C.C.P. 1881, sec. 4; R.S., sec. 5; reen. R.C., sec. 5; reen. C.L. 500:5; C.S., sec. 9445; I.C.A., sec. 70-103.]