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    Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined

      Section: 52:17B-4: Powers and duties of Attorney General

           The Attorney General, in addition to the functions, powers and duties specifically conferred and imposed upon him, shall:

a. Maintain suitable headquarters for the department and such other quarters within the State as he may deem necessary to the department's proper functioning;

b. Have general responsibility for the department's operations under this act;

c. Supervise the organization of the department and changes in the organization thereof, except that the divisions, bureaus, boards, and offices herein specifically provided shall be maintained;

d. Formulate and adopt rules and regulations for the efficient conduct of the work and general administration of the department, its officers and employees;

e. Adopt uniform procedures for all secretarial, recording and clerical duties of each of the divisions, bureaus and other agencies within the department;

f. Perform such other functions and duties as the Governor may prescribe;

g. Be the request officer of the department within the meaning of such term as defined in chapter one hundred twelve of the laws of one thousand nine hundred and forty-four; and

h. Make an annual report to the Governor and to the Legislature of the department's operations, and render such other reports as the Governor or the Legislature shall from time to time request.

L.1948, c. 439, p. 1708, s. 4.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.

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