If a manifest error is discovered consisting of the misspelling of any words, the omission of any words necessary to express the intention of the provisions affected, the use of words to which no meaning can be attached, or the use  of  words when other words were clearly intended to express such intent, such spelling  shall be corrected and such words  supplied, omitted,  or substituted as will conform with the manifest  intention, and the provision shall have the same effect as though the correct words were contained in the text as originally published.  No such alteration shall be made or permitted if any question exists regarding the nature or extent of such error.
(1980 Code, § 10.11)