Title 7, Chapter 1, Section 10
(a) The rules of statutory construction contained in Chapter 3 of
Title 1 shall apply to this chapter.
(b) Unless otherwise specifically indicated and to the full extent
permitted by the Constitution of Georgia, any reference in this
chapter to an existing statute or regulation shall mean to such
statute or regulation as has been or may in the future be amended or
have material added to it. If in any case such construction is not
constitutionally permissible, such reference shall mean to the
statute or regulation as it existed on April 1, 1975.
(c) Any reference in this chapter to an action by a superior court
or other court shall authorize a judge of such court to take such
action in term or in vacation, whether present in the county or
absent from it.