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21-32-4Service of petition on attorney general--Answer and defense by attorney general.

Within five days after the filing of said petition with the clerk of courts the petitioner shall cause to be served upon the attorney general of the state, in the manner required for service of a summons in civil actions, a certified copy of such petition. Within thirty days after the service of such petition the attorney general may file with the clerk of courts his answer thereto; provided, the failure of the attorney general to file an answer shall not preclude him from participating in any hearing herein provided for and urging any defense or objection thereto he may deem proper.

Source: SL 1947, ch 156, § 3; SDC Supp 1960, § 33.4303.


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