(55 ILCS 5/1-6003) (from Ch. 34, par. 1-6003)
    Sec. 1-6003. Duty of county board to prosecute and defend suit. It shall be the duty of the county boards of each of the counties of this State to take and order suitable and proper measures for the prosecuting and defending of all suits to be brought by or against their respective counties, and all suits which it may become necessary to prosecute or defend to enforce the collection of all taxes charged on the state assessment.
(Source: P.A. 86-962.)