§ 49-5-18. Instituting or intervening in legal proceedings.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 49. SOCIAL SERVICES

Chapter 5. PROGRAMS AND PROTECTION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Article 1. CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES

Current through 2019 Chapter 321

§ 49-5-18. Instituting or intervening in legal proceedings

The commissioner is authorized to institute or to intervene in any legal proceedings necessary to the performance of duties and responsibilities of the department and to the enforcement of this article and provisions of policies, standards, rules, and regulations established by the board in conformity with this article as may be commensurate with the legal status of the department to a child or youth committed to the care, custody, or control of the department or as may otherwise be specifically provided for in this article.


Cite as OCGA § 49-5-18