(3) Nothing in section 2 shall be deemed to have or ever to have had the effect of retrospectively creating any offence or of retrospectively enhancing the punishment for any offence pro­vided for in any law for the time being in force.

 

(4) Without prejudice to the other provisions of this Ordinance, the repeal by this Ordinance of any Gwadur law shall not affect—

 

(a) the previous operation of any Gwadur law so repealed or the validity, invalidity, effect or consequences of anything already done or suffered thereunder; or

 

(b) any right, title, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred thereunder, or any release or discharge already granted of or from any debt, penalty, obligation, liability, claim or demand, or any indemnity, already granted, or the proof of any past act or thing; or

 

(c) any penalty, forfeiture or punishment incurred in respect of any offence committed against any Gwadur law so repealed; or

 

(d) any investigation, legal proceeding or remedy in respect of any such right, title, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment as afore­said;

 

and any such investigation, legal proceeding or remedy may be  instituted, continued or enforced, and any such penalty, for­feiture or punishment may be imposed, as if this Ordinance had not been promulgated; nor shall this Ordinance revive or restore anything not in force or existing at the time of its commencement or affect any law in which any Gwadur law hereby repealed has been applied, incorporated or referred to, or affect any principle or rule of law, or established jurisdiction, form, or cause of pleading, practice, or procedure, or   existing   usage,   custom,   privilege, restriction, exemption, office or appointment, notwithstanding that they respectively may have been in any manner affirmed, recognized or derived by, in or from any Gwadur law hereby repealed.

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