§31-15-16. Bonds and notes issued pursuant to this article; legal investments.

The provisions of sections nine and ten, article six, chapter twelve of this code to the contrary notwithstanding, the bonds and notes issued pursuant to the provisions of this article are securities in which all public officers and bodies of this state, including the West Virginia state board of investments, all municipalities and other political subdivisions of this state, all insurance companies and associations and other persons carrying on an insurance business, including domestic for life and domestic not for life insurance companies, all banks, trust companies, societies for savings, building and loan associations, savings and loan associations, deposit guarantee associations and investment companies, all administrators, guardians, executors, trustees and other fiduciaries and all other persons whatsoever who are authorized to invest in bonds or other obligations of the state may properly and legally invest funds, including capital, in their control or belonging to them.