DEPARTMENT OF LANDS
58-120. Attorney general to represent state. The attorney general shall represent or shall cause the state to be properly represented in all suits, actions, contests or controversies relating to or involving state lands or timber, before the several land offices in this state, before the general land office at Washington, D.C., and before the courts of this state and of the United States, and may employ a competent attorney or attorneys for that purpose, who shall be paid out of the fund provided for the department of lands.
[(58-120) 1905, p. 131, sec. 4; reen. R.C. & C.L., sec. 1561; C.S., sec. 2885; I.C.A., sec. 56-120.]