Section 41-5-11Legal assistance by Attorney General and district attorneys.
(a) The Attorney General and his assistants and the district attorneys of the several circuits shall render to the Chief Examiner, without additional compensation, such legal services as he may request.
(b) Whenever the legality of any payment or shortage is involved in an examination, the Chief Examiner shall submit the facts in writing to the Attorney General and request his opinion as to the law applying. A copy of every opinion of the Attorney General affecting any state or county officer in the collection or disbursement of public funds shall be furnished to the officer affected, to the Chief Examiner and to the Governor by the Attorney General immediately upon release.
(Acts 1947, No. 351, p. 231, §11.)