Sec. 2 . (a) The procedure herein prescribed shall govern all proceedings in probate brought after January 1, 1954; and also all further procedure in probate proceedings then pending, except to the extent that in the opinion of the court their application in particular proceedings or parts thereof would not be feasible or would work injustice, in which event the former procedure shall apply.
(b) No act done in any proceeding commenced before January 1, 1954, and no accrued right, shall be impaired by its provisions. When a right is acquired, extinguished or barred upon the expiration of a prescribed period of time which has commenced to run by the provision of the law in force at the time, such provision shall remain in force and be deemed a part of this article with respect to such right, and not withstanding 1 any of the provisions of this article, the person or persons who shall be entitled to take or receive any property, right, power or interest on the final settlement and distribution of any estate pending or any trust being administered on January 1, 1954 shall be determined, and his or their rights, powers and interest shall be governed by the statutes and applicable decisions in force and effect immediately prior to January 1, 1954.
(c) If any provision of this article or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of the article which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this article are declared to be severable.
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