§6-3-2. Removal of deputies.
Any deputy appointed pursuant to section one of this article,
may, at any time, be removed from office by his principal, or by
the court, or other tribunal in lieu thereof, by and with the
consent of which he was appointed: Provided, however,
herein contained, or elsewhere in the laws of this state provided,
except the procedure for removal of officers set forth in section
seven article six, chapter six of the code of West Virginia, one
thousand nine hundred thirty-one, shall empower or be construed to
authorize the removal, or revocation of appointment and
confirmation of any deputy sheriff by any tribunal, officer or body
whatsoever, except by the sheriff by whom he was appointed, unless
good cause be shown for such removal, dismissal or revocation of
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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