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If a suit or proceeding shall be commenced in any court by any person against any officer of
the military forces for any act done by such officer in an official capacity in the discharge of any
duty under the Military Code, or against any soldier acting under the authority or order of any
such officer, or by virtue of any warrant, issued by that officer pursuant to law, it shall be the duty
of the governor, upon the recommendation of the attorney general, to appoint counsel to defend
such person. The costs and expenses of any such defense shall be paid out of the appropriation
for the maintenance of the National Guard.
History: (2427) 1921 c 506 s 33; 1986 c 444