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256B.12 LEGAL REPRESENTATION.
The attorney general or the appropriate county attorney appearing at the direction of
the attorney general shall be the attorney for the state agency, and the county attorney of the
appropriate county shall be the attorney for the local agency in all matters pertaining hereto. To
prosecute under this chapter or sections 609.466 and 609.52, subdivision 2, or to recover payments
wrongfully made under this chapter, the attorney general or the appropriate county attorney, acting
independently or at the direction of the attorney general may institute a criminal or civil action.
History: Ex1967 c 16 s 12; 1975 c 437 art 2 s 6; 1976 c 188 s 2