45-6B-73Jurisdiction and authority of board--Employment of personnel--Legal services provided by attorney general.

The Board of Minerals and Environment shall carry out and administer the provisions of this chapter. The board has jurisdiction and authority over all persons and property, public and private, necessary to enforce the provisions of this chapter. The Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources may employ agents, employees, and consultants, permanent and temporary, as it may require and shall determine their qualifications, duties, and compensation. The board may call upon the attorney general of the state for such legal services as it may require.

Source: SL 1982, ch 305, § 72; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 53, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.