Section 5.6.  Delivery of effects of office to successor or superior when officer or employee ceases to hold office.
   Whenever any officer or employee shall cease to hold such office or employment for any reason whatsoever, he shall within five days, or sooner, on demand, deliver to his successor in office or to his superior all the books, papers, money and effects in his custody that in any manner pertains to his office.  Any officer violation this provision may be proceeded against in the same manner as public officers generally for a like offense under statute.