14-810. Actions; failure of city to defend; right of taxpayer; costs.

If the city shall refuse or neglect to defend any suit at law or in equity brought against it, any resident taxpayer may defend said suit on its behalf at the cost of the city, not including attorney's fees.

Source:Laws 1921, c. 116, art. VII, § 10, p. 511; C.S.1922, § 3718; C.S.1929, § 14-810; R.S.1943, § 14-810.