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(a) In enacting a provision of these Codified Ordinances, it is presumed that:
(1) Compliance with the Constitutions of the State and of the United States is intended;
(2) The entire provision is intended to be effective;
(3) A just and reasonable result is intended;
(4) A result feasible of execution is intended.
(b) A provision of these Codified Ordinances is presumed to be prospective in its operation unless it is expressly made retrospective.
(c) If a provision of these Codified Ordinances is ambiguous, the court, in determining the intention of Council, may consider, among other matters:
(1) The object sought to be attained;
(2) The circumstances under which the provision was enacted;
(3) The legislative history;
(4) The common law or former legislative provisions, including laws upon the same or similar subjects;
(5) The consequences of a particular construction; and
(6) The administrative construction of the provision.