3772-1-05 Construction.

(A) The provisions of this chapter shall be construed in accordance with generally accepted principles of statutory construction, including those set forth in this chapter.

(B) In the interpretation of any provisions of this chapter, any ambiguity shall be resolved in favor of the interpretation that would provide:

(1) The greater assurance of integrity in either the operation or regulation of casino gaming; or

(2) Heightened public confidence in the regulation or regulatory processes relating to casino gaming.

(C) Nothing contained in this chapter shall be so construed as to limit the powers and duties of the commission as provided in Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code or to conflict with any provision of Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code or of any other applicable statute.

(D) If any provision of this chapter is held invalid, that holding shall not be construed to invalidate any of the other provisions of the chapter.

Effective: 10/12/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/12/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03(D)(27), 3772.033(M)
Rule Amplifies: 3772.