§61-5-18. Officer not liable for act done under statute or
executive order afterward declared unconstitutional.
No officer in the lawful exercise or discharge of his official
duty under any act of the Legislature, or any order or proclamation
of the governor of this state, shall be held personally responsible
therefor in any action, suit, prosecution or proceeding, civil or
criminal, by reason of such act, order or proclamation being
afterwards adjudged by any court of this state to be
unconstitutional. Nor shall his official bond be liable in any
civil proceeding therefor.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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