Section 22-9A-25

Enforcement.

Each local and deputy registrar is charged with the strict and thorough enforcement of the provisions of this chapter in his or her registration district, under the supervision and direction of the State Registrar. He or she shall make an immediate report to the State Registrar of any violation of this section coming to his or her knowledge by observation, upon complaint of any person, or otherwise. The State Registrar shall thoroughly and efficiently execute the provisions of this chapter and rules of the board in every part of the state and shall possess supervisory power over local registrars and deputy registrars, to ensure the compliance with all requirements of this chapter. The State Registrar, either personally or by an accredited representative, may investigate cases of irregularity or violation of this chapter and rules of the board, and all registrars shall aid him or her, upon request, in the investigations. If the State Registrar deems it necessary, he or she shall report cases of violation of any provision of this chapter to the proper district attorney and grand jury with a statement of the facts and circumstances. The district attorney, upon receipt of the report, shall initiate and promptly pursue the necessary court proceedings against the person or corporation responsible for the violation. The Attorney General, upon request of the State Registrar, shall assist in the enforcement of this chapter and the rules of the board.

(Acts 1992, No. 92-607, p. 1255, §25.)