Section 9-12-30

Patrolling of private oyster reefs.

The Director, Marine Resources Division, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is hereby authorized and it shall be his duty to patrol or cause to be patrolled from time to time as he may see fit all those areas in Alabama territorial waters upon which are located private oyster reefs to prevent the illegal taking or removal by unauthorized persons of oysters on said private reefs.

(Acts 1959, No. 509, p. 1246, §1.)