Chapter 7. Department Of Justice of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 10. >> Chapter 7.
The Attorney General may, in conformity with the State Civil
Service Act, Part 2 (commencing with Section 18500), Division 5,
Title 2 of the Government Code, employ such agents, chemists,
clerical, and other employees as are necessary for the conduct of the
affairs of the Department of Justice in carrying out its
responsibilities specified in this division.
The Attorney General and the agents appointed by him, when
authorized so to do by the Attorney General, may expend such sums as
the Attorney General deems necessary in the purchase of controlled
substances for evidence and in the employment of operators to obtain
The sums so expended shall be repaid to the officer making the
expenditures upon claims approved by the Attorney General and subject
to postaudit by the Department of Finance. The claims when approved
shall be paid out of the funds appropriated or made available by law
for the support or use of the Department of Justice.