Section 9-12-160

Authorized.

The Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources shall have authority to enter into agreements of reciprocity with conservation commissioners or directors and other proper officials of other states who have jurisdiction over the seafood laws and regulations of such states whereby the citizens of the State of Alabama may be permitted to catch or take fish, shrimp, crabs or oysters from the waters under the jurisdiction of such other states for commercial purposes, upon similar agreements whereby such nonresidents are allowed to take or catch fish, shrimp, crabs or oysters from the public salt waters of the State of Alabama for commercial purposes regardless of residence.

(Acts 1951, No. 238, p. 513, §1.)