When declaratory relief is sought, all persons shall be made
parties who have or claim any interest which would be affected by
the declaration, and no declaration shall prejudice the rights of
persons not parties to the proceeding. In any proceeding which
involves the validity of a municipal ordinance or franchise, such
municipality shall be made a party, and shall be entitled to be
heard, and if the statute, ordinance or franchise is alleged to be
unconstitutional, the attorney general of the state shall also be
served with a copy of the proceeding and be entitled to be heard.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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