The commissioner shall at all times have the power to call upon the district attorneys general in the various districts to assist the commissioner. It is hereby declared to be the duty of all district attorneys general throughout the state to assist the commissioner, upon the commissioner’s request, in any suit for injunction or prosecution instituted by the commissioner, without charge or additional compensation.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 63-26-126

  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of health and includes designees of the commissioner of health. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105