Senate
House
Joint
Bill Status
WV Code
Audits/ Reports
Educational
Contact
home
home
WEST VIRGINIA CODE
‹ Back  |  print page Print
WVC 21 A- 10 - 13 §21A-10-13. Prosecution and jurisdiction of criminal actions.
Criminal actions to enforce the provisions of this chapter, or rules or regulations issued thereunder, shall be prosecuted by the attorney general, or at his request by the prosecuting attorney of any county in which the defendant resides, or by an attorney of the department.

The commissioner may cause complaints to be made and proceedings to be instituted and prosecuted against any person violating any provisions of this chapter, and in all such cases no security for costs shall be required of the commissioner.

Justices of the peace shall have concurrent jurisdiction with the circuit or other criminal courts of all misdemeanors arising under this chapter.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.

This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2014 West Virginia Legislature *