(720 ILCS 5/7-10)
(from Ch. 38, par. 7-10)
Execution of death sentence.
A public officer who, in the exercise of his official duty, puts a
person to death pursuant to a sentence of a court of competent
jurisdiction, is justified if he acts in accordance with the sentence
pronounced and the law prescribing the procedure for execution of a death
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 1983.)