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(a) On and after the effective date of this section (Ordinance 40A-50, passed November 7, 1950) no regular member of the Police Department shall work more than forty hours in any one week. The schedule of work of such Department shall be so arranged that regular members thereof shall not be required to work more than eight consecutive hours in a twenty-four hour period and so that not more than forty hours shall be worked within five consecutive twenty-four hour periods, at a scale of wages not less than those received as of January 1, 1950.
(b) The requirements of subsection (a) hereof shall not apply during periods of extraordinary emergency caused by fire, flood or similar extraordinary emergency conditions. In cases of sickness or death, or other necessary occasion, the Chief of Police may permit the exchange of working hours between officers and regular members of the Department.
(c) Nothing contained in this section shall affect the provisions of any other ordinance granting vacations, rates of pay or leaves of absence.
(d) No provision of any other ordinance shall be construed as authorizing any action inconsistent with the provisions of subsection (a) hereof.
(Ord. 40A-50. Passed 11-7-50.)