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All petitions, hearings and other proceedings pending before any officer, department, board, commission, bureau or division which is abolished by this charter, and all prosecutions, legal or other proceedings, and investigations begun by any such officer, department, board, commission, bureau or division, and not completed at the time of the taking effect of this charter, shall continue and remain in full force and effect, notwithstanding the passage of this charter, and may be completed before or by the officer, department, board or commission which succeeds to the rights, powers, duties and obligations of such officer, department, board, commission, bureau or division. All questions arising under this section shall be determined by the Mayor, or, at his direction, by the City Solicitor.
Sources: The Fiscal Code of 1929, Act of April 9, 1929, P.L. 343, Section 5.
Purposes: Reorganization is not intended to suspend or discontinue any pending proceedings in the sense in which that term is used in this section.