(40 ILCS 5/16-171) (from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 16-171)
    Sec. 16-171. To sue and be sued. To sue and be sued in the name of the board. The board shall not be a corporation. The board may sue to protect any rights of the retirement system. All actions brought by or against the board shall be prosecuted or defended, as the case may be, by the Attorney General. If the board pursues a mandamus action under Section 16-158.2 of this Code as amended by Senate Bill No. 1 of the 98th General Assembly in the form passed by the General Assembly, then the board may select the counsel of their choice.
(Source: P.A. 98-598, eff. 12-5-13.)