(a) The district attorneys general in each county, when requested by the commissioner, shall, as a part of their official duty and without compensation, represent the commissioner in any suit that the commissioner may desire to bring, or that may be brought against the commissioner, in the commissioner’s official capacity, in their respective counties.
Terms Used In Tennessee Code 45-1-123
- Commissioner: means the commissioner of financial institutions. See Tennessee Code 45-1-103
- Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
(b) The attorney general and reporter shall advise the commissioner on any question of law submitted to the attorney general and reporter by the commissioner, respecting the commissioner’s authority and duties under the law.