(a) All definitions and references to any commission, board, department, authority
or agency which appear in any other act or law shall, to the extent that the same
are consistent with this chapter and in connection with a function transferred to
the Department, be construed as referring and relating to the Department of Health
and Social Services as created and established by this chapter.
(b) All definitions and references to any director, commissioner, executive secretary,
commission, board or council member or other similar person which appear in any other
act or law shall, to the extent that same are consistent with this chapter, and in
connection with a function transferred to the Department, be construed as referring
or relating to such person or persons and their powers, duties and functions as established
and created by this chapter.
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