This article and all of its provisions shall be liberally construed to the end that the purposes of this article may be effective. If any section, subdivision, sentence, clause, or phrase of this article is for any reason held to be unconstitutional, that decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portion of this article. It is hereby declared that this article would have been passed irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subdivisions sentences, clauses, or phrases be declared unconstitutional.
(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 320, Sec. 2.)