4000. Construction. This chapter shall not be considered a new act, but a reenactment and a continuation of the several acts consolidated herein; nor shall this chapter affect or impair any right, power or duty conferred or imposed by any such act or any liability or right incurred or action or proceeding taken thereunder.
Whenever the terms "condemnation" or "appropriation" or any other term which refers to the taking of real property by exercise of the power of eminent domain are used in this chapter such terms shall be deemed to mean "acquisition" as such term is defined in section one hundred three of the eminent domain procedure law.
Whenever the power to acquire real property by eminent domain proceedings has been given to any public authority under this chapter or any of its instrumentalities, such acquisition shall be pursuant to the provisions of the eminent domain procedure law, and the provisions contained herein relating to such power shall be given full force and effect to the extent that they are consistent with the provisions of the eminent domain procedure law and to the extent that any of such provisions are inconsistent with the provisions of such law, the provisions of the eminent domain procedure law shall be deemed to be controlling.
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