SEC. 21-7-17. Existing law, rights and liabilities of city unaffected by reorganization.
All by-laws, ordinances, and resolutions lawfully passed and in force in every city heretofore operating under code charter, which changes its form of government to council form under the provisions of this chapter, shall remain in force until altered or repealed by the council elected under the provisions thereof. The territorial limits of every such city shall not be affected by the change, and all rights and property of every description, which were vested in every such city, under its former organization, shall vest in the same under the organization contemplated by council form of government, and no right or liability, either in favor or against such city, and no suit or prosecution of any kind shall be affected by such change, unless otherwise provided.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 3825.7-09; Laws, 1948, ch. 382, Sec. 9.