Repeal and savings
177. (1) The Motor Vehicles Act, 1939 (Act IV of 1939), hereinafter referred to as the said Act, is hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding the repeal of the said Act, any notification, rule, regulation or notice issued, or any appointment or declaration made, or any licence, permission or exemption granted, or any confiscation made or any penalty or fine imposed, or any forfeiture, cancellation, or any other thing done or any other action taken under the said Act shall, so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, be deemed to have been issued, made, granted, imposed, done or taken under the corresponding provision of this Ordinance.
(3) If any conductor's licence to act as a conductor of a stage carriage or contract carriage (by whatever name called) has been granted by any licensing authority and is effective before the commencement of this Ordinance, it shall continue to be effective for the period for which it would have been effective had the Motor Vehicles Ordinance, 1983
, not been promulgated, and every such conductor's licence shall be deemed to be conductor's licence granted under this Ordinance as if this Ordinance has been in force on the date on which that conductor's licence was granted.