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The attorney general shall prosecute or cause to be prosecuted by the county attorney when
the public interest so requires any person who may be charged with any indictable offense under
this chapter.
The county attorneys of the several counties shall promptly report to the commissioner all
trespasses committed upon state lands which may come to their knowledge and when directed by
the attorney general shall prosecute all actions for any trespass or injury thereto, for the recovery
of the possession thereof, or otherwise.
The county attorneys shall prosecute all actions for trespass on lands or timber on lands held
in trust by the state for the counties in their respective counties.
History: (6394-5) 1925 c 276 s 5; 1955 c 387 s 2; 1961 c 202 s 6