Section 22-12-3

Exercise of rights and duties by public health committees and officers.

Whenever in this chapter rights are granted to, or duties imposed upon, the State Board of Health or a county board of health, such rights and such duties may be exercised or executed by the committees of public health or health officers, respectively, of said boards as their legal and accredited agents.

(Code 1907, §737; Code 1923, §1203; Code 1940, T. 22, §143; Acts 1981, No. 81-439, p. 757, §14.)