Section 16-28-22


No prosecution or proceeding under this article shall be begun except by one of the following parties:

(1) The county superintendent of education or city superintendent of schools where the matter affects a school or private tutor in territory under his supervision; or

(2) An attendance officer; or

(3) The principal teacher of the school which the child attends or should attend; or

(4) The private tutor by whom the child is instructed or should be instructed; or

(5) The probation officer of the county; or

(6) A duly authorized agent of the State Superintendent of Education or the Department of Human Resources.

(School Code 1927, §324; Code 1940, T. 52, §320.)