Section 9-2-17

Employees generally.

The Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources shall, with the approval of the Governor and subject to the provisions of the Merit System, determine the number of employees needed for the efficient and economical performance of the functions and duties of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

(Acts 1939, No. 162, p. 255, § 19; Code 1940, T. 8, §11.)