319.26 Prosecutions against county auditor.

When the board of county commissioners suspends a county auditor from the performance of his duties, as provided in section 319.25 of the Revised Code, it shall immediately cause a prosecution to be instituted against him. If the grand jury within four months of the date of the suspension fails to find and present an indictment against such auditor, or if an indictment is found and upon trial he is acquitted, such auditor shall be restored to the possession of his office and of the rights, duties, and obligations of such office. The person appointed as provided in section 319.25 of the Revised Code to perform the duties of the auditor shall vacate and cease to have any rights in such office.

Effective Date: 08-06-1976