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Any gas or electric franchise granted hereunder shall not become effective until written acceptance thereof by the applicant shall have been filed by the grantee thereof with the City Clerk. When so filed, such acceptance constitutes a continuing agreement of such grantee that, if and when city thereafter annexes, or consolidates with, additional territory, and all franchises, rights and privileges owned by the grantee, except a franchise derived under the provisions of Section 19 of Article XI of the Constitution of the state of California, shall likewise be deemed to be abandoned within the limits of such territory.