SECTION XIII-1.  CONTINUANCE OF PRESENT OFFICERS.
   All persons who are officers, appointees or employees of the Municipality at the time this Charter goes into effect shall continue in office and in the performance of their duties until provision shall have been otherwise made in accordance with this Charter, for the performance or discontinuance of the duties of any such office. When such provision shall have been made the term of any such officer, appointee or employee shall expire.
   The powers which are conferred and the duties which are imposed upon any officer, appointee, employee, commission, board or department of the Municipality under the laws of the State shall, if such office or department is abolished by this Charter, be thereafter exercised and discharged by the officers, board or department upon whom are imposed corresponding functions, powers and duties hereunder.