2020 Georgia Code
Title 40 - Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Chapter 12 - Actions Against Nonresident Motorists
§ 40-12-7. Designation of Employees to Perform Functions of Secretary of State

Universal Citation: GA Code § 40-12-7 (2020)

The Secretary of State is authorized and empowered to designate such of his employees as he deems necessary for the purposes of accepting service as provided in this chapter and performing all other duties and functions as provided in this chapter for the Secretary of State. Such designation shall be in writing, and all actions by any such person designated shall be as valid and binding as though performed by the Secretary of State himself. The power and authority of any such person so designated shall cease immediately upon such person's ceasing to be an employee of the Secretary of State.

(Ga. L. 1957, p. 65, § 1.)


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 7A Am. Jur. 2d, Automobiles and Highway Traffic, § 142 et seq.


- 61 C.J.S., Motor Vehicles, § 1124 et seq.


- Who is subject to constructive or substituted service of process under statutes providing for such service on nonresident motorists, 155 A.L.R. 333; 53 A.L.R.2d 1164.

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