2020 Georgia Code
Title 27 - Game and Fish
Chapter 3 - Wildlife Generally
Article 3 - Transportation
§ 27-3-90. Requirements for Lawful Transportation

Universal Citation: GA Code § 27-3-90 (2020)

It shall be unlawful for any person to remove, ship, or transport from any point within this state to another point within this state or from any point within this state to any point beyond the borders of this state, except as otherwise provided, any wildlife taken in this state unless the wildlife is in the personal possession of or is carried openly by the person who took such wildlife and unless the person has in his possession a proper license or permit as prescribed by the wildlife laws, rules, and regulations.

(Ga. L. 1911, p. 137, § 13; Ga. L. 1916, p. 114, § 3; Code 1933, § 45-305; Ga. L. 1955, p. 483, § 45; Code 1933, § 45-401, enacted by Ga. L. 1977, p. 396, § 1.)

OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Editor's notes.

- In light of the similarity of the statutory provisions, opinions under former Code 1933, Ch. 45-3, as it read prior to revision by Ga. L. 1977, p. 396, § 1, are included in the annotations for this Code section.

Transportation of pet birds.

- The game and fish laws do not prohibit the transportation of two pet birds within this state. 1952-53 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 102 (decided under former Code 1933, Ch. 45-3).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 35A Am. Jur. 2d, Fish, Game, and Wildlife Conservation, §§ 51, 55.

C.J.S.

- 36A C.J.S., Fish, §§ 28, 35, 39. 38 C.J.S., Game; Conservation and Preservation of Wildlife, § 51 et seq.

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