38-1-40Prosecution by secretary of violations--Security for costs not required.

The secretary of agriculture and natural resources may make complaint against any person violating any of the provisions of the laws he is empowered to enforce or administer, before any court having jurisdiction, and security for costs shall not be required of the complainant in any action or proceeding instituted by him or under his authority for the purpose of such enforcement, and it shall be the duty of all prosecuting officers of this state to prosecute all actions or proceedings instituted by the secretary of agriculture and natural resources.

Source: SL 1925, ch 115, ch III, art V, § 3; SDC 1939, § 4.0105; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.