A. The Chief Legal Officer is the prosecutor for the people of this City and shall either personally or through assistants:
1. Institute and conduct, on behalf of the people, all cases arising under this Charter or City ordinances and when authorized to do so by law, cases arising under State law.
2. Prosecute all these cases, including all recognizances and bail forfeitures, in the courts of original jurisdiction and on appeal.
3. Prosecute all actions for the recovery of fines, penalties and other monies arising out of these cases.
B. The City may, by ordinance, provide fines, penalties or other punishment for the violation of this Charter or ordinance to the extent permitted by law.
(Adopted by the electorate, 11-5-1974)