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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 8-3-3 §8-3-3. City charters -- Approval and certification by attorney general.
The draft of said charter shall, upon completion, be certified by the secretary of said charter board to the attorney general of the state. It shall be his duty to examine the draft and advise whether it is consistent in all respects with the constitution and general law of this state. The attorney general, if satisfied that the proposed charter is consistent in all respects with the constitution and general law of this state, shall so certify to the charter board within thirty days after receipt of such draft. If the attorney general is not satisfied that the proposed charter is consistent in all respects with the constitution and general law of this state, he shall certify, within thirty days after receipt of such draft, to the charter board in what respects the same does not conform to the constitution or general law of this state.

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