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Title XIV
TAXATION AND FINANCE
Chapter 198
ESTATE TAXES
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F.S. 198.07
198.07 Appointment of agents by department; bonds of agents; may administer oaths; credentials.
(1) The department may appoint and remove such examiners, appraisers, attorneys and employees as it may deem necessary, such persons to have such duties and powers as the department may from time to time prescribe. The salaries of all examiners, appraisers, attorneys and employees employed by the department shall be such as it may prescribe, and such examiners, appraisers, attorneys and employees shall be reimbursed for travel expenses as provided in s. 112.061.
(2) The department may require such of the examiners, appraisers, attorneys and employees as it may designate to give bond payable to the state for the faithful performance of their duties in such form and with such sureties as it may determine, and all premiums on such bonds shall be paid by the state.
(3) All officers empowered by law to administer oaths and the examiners, appraisers and attorneys appointed by the department may administer an oath to all persons giving any testimony before them or to take the acknowledgment of any person in respect to any return or report required under this chapter.
(4) All examiners, appraisers and attorneys appointed by the department shall have for identification purpose proper credentials issued by the department and exhibit the same upon demand.
History.s. 6, ch. 16015, 1933; CGL 1936 Supp. 1342(86); s. 19, ch. 63-400; ss. 21, 35, ch. 69-106.