Section 9-11-4

State game refuges or sanctuaries; shooting preserves, game refuges, etc., in national forests, etc.

The Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources may on approval of the Governor establish and maintain state game refuges or sanctuaries for the protection, preservation or propagation of game birds, animals or fish on all or any portion of lands or waters held in fee or trust under lease by the state, and game birds, animals or fish shall not be hunted, pursued, disturbed or molested thereon at any time. The Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources may also, by and with the consent of the federal authorities, maintain, develop and cause to be utilized for hunting state shooting preserves, game refuges and sanctuaries in national forests or other federal owned lands.

(Acts 1935, No. 240, p. 632, §26; Code 1940, T. 8, §27.)