Section 40-2-61


Published: 2015

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Section 40-2-61

Section 40-2-61Appointment; term of office; qualifications; powers and duties of Assistant Attorney General; oath.

The Commissioner of Revenue shall, with the approval of the Attorney General, appoint a competent attorney as legal counsel for the Department of Revenue, who shall hold office at the pleasure of the Governor. Such legal counsel shall be at least 30 years of age, of good moral and ethical character, learned in the law, and experienced in the legal phases of taxation. Such legal counsel shall be commissioned as an Assistant Attorney General and shall, in addition to the powers and duties herein conferred, have the authority and duties of an Assistant Attorney General; except, that his entire time shall be devoted to the Department of Revenue. He shall take the oath required of other assistant attorneys general.

(Acts 1939, No. 10, p. 5; Code 1940, T. 51, §120.)