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WVC 47 - 11 A- 10 §47-11A-10. Certifications to and duty of attorney general as to companies convicted or enjoined; suits to forfeit charters and privileges and enjoin business permanently; jurisdiction.
Whenever any corporation or joint-stock company shall be convicted of, or shall be enjoined from violating any of the provisions of this article, it shall be the duty of the clerk of the court wherein said corporation or joint-stock company has been convicted or enjoined to certify said conviction or injunction decree, as the case may be, to the attorney general of this state. Upon the third conviction for the violation of this article by any corporation or joint-stock company, or whenever any corporation or joint-stock company shall have been enjoined three times from violating this article, it shall be the duty of the attorney general to institute proper suits in any circuit court in this state for the forfeiture of its charter, rights, franchises or privileges and powers exercised by such corporation or joint-stock company, and to enjoin permanently such violator from transacting business within this state; and if in such suit the court shall find that the party defendant is guilty of violating said article as aforesaid, it shall enjoin said party defendant from doing business in this state, permanently or for such time as the court, in its discretion, shall order, and if the order be for permanent injunction against the transaction of business, the court shall order the forfeiture of the charter, rights, franchises or privileges and powers exercised by such party defendant.

Jurisdiction is hereby vested in the circuit courts of this state to carry into effect the provisions of sections nine and ten hereof.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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