1-20. Conflicts with Statutes, Rules or Regulations

The terms of this Agreement shall not apply where inconsistent with constitutional, statutory or other legal provisions. If any provision of this Agreement is found to be contrary to law by the Supreme Court of the United States, or by any court of competent jurisdiction from whose judgment or decree no appeal has been taken within the time provided for doing so, such provision shall be modified forthwith by the parties hereto to the extent necessary to conform thereto. In such cases, all other provisions of this Agreement shall remain in effect. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed to deny to any bargaining unit employee or to the BOARD the right to resort to legal proceedings. No decision on or adjustment of a grievance shall be contrary to any provision of this Agreement.