Section 9-11-2

Acquisition of lands for state game lands; erection, etc., of buildings for propagation of game, birds or fish.

The Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources may with the consent and approval of the Governor by lease, gift or otherwise acquire title to or control over lands within the state suitable for protection and propagation of game and fish or for public hunting and fishing purposes or to be used otherwise as provided in this chapter, to be known as state game lands. The director may purchase, erect and equip such buildings as may be deemed necessary for propagating game, birds or fish; provided, however, that all purchases made under the powers conferred in this section shall be subject to the provisions of Chapters 4 and 5 of Title 41.

(Acts 1935, No. 240, p. 632, §24; Code 1940, T. 8, §25.)