Section 1. It is understood, in accordance with WAC 251-14-060(5), that any provisions of the Agreement shall not prevail if in conflict with the Higher Education Personnel Law, or other applicable law.
Section 2. Any provision of this Agreement which may be adjudged to be unlawful or invalid by the Higher Education Personnel Board and/or by a court of law shall thereafter become null and void, but all other provisions of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
Section 3. Upon request from either party, the Union and Employer negotiating committees shall commence negotiations within thirty (30) days, for the purpose of coming to agreement on a substitute provision for that which was declared unlawful or invalid by the Higher Education Personnel Board or a Court of Law.