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      RS 56:315     


§315.  Sanctuaries and propagating places; closed zones

The commission may set aside of itself, or concurrently with any duly authorized parish game and fish commission, suitable locations in any of the waters of the state in whole or in part, and operate and maintain hatcheries, sanctuaries, and propagating places for the protection and propagation of fish for maintaining the supply in those waters and for restocking same.  Such areas shall be designated as closed zones, and fishing shall be restricted in any manner deemed advisable by the commission.  In order to carry out the provisions of this section, the commission may purchase lands, build dams, expropriate property and do anything necessary to carry these provisions into effect.  

Acts 1974, No. 223, §1.  

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