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(a) The Cullman County governing body shall reimburse the office of the revenue commissioner and the judge of probate from the general fund of the county the amount of any monetary loss, not to exceed a total for each office of twenty-five hundred dollars ($2,500) per annum, arising or caused by error, if the mistake or omission was caused without personal knowledge, including loss arising from acceptance of worthless or forged checks, drafts, money orders, or other written orders for money or its equivalent.
(b) It shall be the duty of the revenue commissioner and the judge of probate to insure that their employees exercise due care in performing their duties and to make a diligent effort to correct the error, mistake, or omission and collect the amount subject to potential loss immediately upon becoming aware of the potential loss. This section shall not apply to any deliberate misuse or misappropriation of funds by the officials or any clerk or employee of the offices.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 45. Local Laws § 45-22-160 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-45-local-laws/al-code-sect-45-22-160/
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