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(a) Construction. This chapter shall be liberally construed and applied to promote its purpose and objectives.
(b) Separability. If any provision of this chapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid or unconstitutional by any court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be deemed a separate, distinct and independent provision, and neither the remainder of this chapter nor the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances shall be affected thereby.
(1) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any amusement devices possessed and maintained in the residence and used exclusively without charge by residents thereof and their invited guests.
(2) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any business or premises which are used solely for the sale or lease of amusement devices and similar apparatus.
(3) The provisions of this chapter, other than Section 704.15, shall not apply to any business or premises licensed by the State Department of Liquor Control for on-premises consumption of alcoholic beverages, so long as no greater than twenty-five percent of the annual gross revenue of such business or premises is generated from the operation of amusement devices.
(Ord. 88-84. Passed 3-7-88.)