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Code of Virginia
Title 58.1. Taxation
Chapter 31. Local Officers

§ 58.1-3164. Institution of proceedings.

Whenever the Governor has reason to believe that the treasurer of any county or city of the Commonwealth or any other officer charged with the collection of the public revenues has failed to execute and perform the duties required of such officer by the laws of the Commonwealth with reference to the collection and disposition of, and accounting for, the revenue, he may institute an ouster proceeding against such officer under §§ 24.2-230 to 24.2-238. In such proceeding the Commonwealth shall be represented by the Attorney General or by special counsel selected by the Governor should the Governor so direct.

Code 1950, § 58-953; 1971, Ex. Sess., c. 1; 1984, c. 675.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.