||COMPILED LAWS OF UTAH. 129 An Act to provide for the election of county prosecuting attorneys, and prescribing their duties. [Approved February 17, 1876.] (204.) Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Governor and Leg-islative Assembly of the Territory of Utah : That at the general election next to be held, and biennially thereafter, there shall be elected in each county in this Territory, by the qualified electors thereof, a county prosecuting attorney, who shall hold his office for two years, and until his successor is elected and qualified. (205.) Sec. 2. Before entering upon the duties of Ms office, said prosecuting attorney shall take and subscribe an oath, and give bonds with sufficient sureties to the people of the county conditioned for the faithful performance of his duties, which bonds shall be approved by the probate judge and with the oath be filed with the clerk of the county court of the county for which he is elected. (206.) Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of said prosecuting Duties, attorneys to commence and take charge of prosecutions, for offenses arising under the laws of the Territory in the counties for which they are respectively elected, and if such prosecution is carried to the district court by recognizance, appeal or otherwise, may aid in conducting the prosecution in such court. C207.) Sec. 4. When requested, it shall be the dutyofsame-the prosecuting attorneys in their respective counties to advise the county court and all other officers of said county, and shall represent said county in all suits and controversies where it shall be interested. (208.) Sec. 5. The compensation of said attorneys shall compensa- ^ J r ^ tion and how be such as may be prescribed or allowed by the county Pai<i-court of their respective counties, either by fixed salary or by fees, as in the discretion of such court may best promote the public interest. (209.) Sec. 6. Each of said prosecuting attorneys may May appoint appoint a deputy or deputies, for whose official acts he shall be responsible, to aid him in performing the duties of his office. (210.) Sec. 7. The county court for the several coun-Temporary ties may appoint a prosecuting attorney for the time being and until the office is filled by an election according to the provisions of this act. appointment.