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Article 20 - District Attorney - Charter


Section 2001. Election.
  2002. Powers and duties.

Section 2001. Election. There shall be a district attorney who shall be elected from the county at large. His or her term of office shall begin with the first day of January next following his or her election, and shall be for four years except as otherwise provided in this charter. At the time of his or her election and throughout his or her term of office he or she shall be a qualified elector of the county. He or she shall devote his or her whole time to the duties of his or her office and shall hold no other public office.

Section 2002. Powers and duties. The district attorney shall have and exercise all powers and duties now or hereafter conferred or imposed upon him by any applicable law. He or she shall perform such additional and related duties as may be prescribed by local law.

Article 20 was formerly numbered Article 21, which was formerly numbered Article XIV.