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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 2016 Regular Session
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