§6-9-1. Tax commissioner to be chief inspector and supervisor;
assistants, clerks and allowances.
The state tax commissioner shall be ex officio the chief
inspector and supervisor of public offices, and as such officer
(hereafter called the chief inspector) he shall have the power and
authority and perform the duties hereafter set forth. He shall
have such assistants and clerical help and allowances as may be
necessary to enable him to carry out the purposes of this article.