Georgia Code Title 27. Game and Fish § 27-5-2

(a) The board shall have the authority to regulate the importation, transportation, sale, and possession of wild animals when and to the extent that the importation, transportation, sale, or possession poses a possibility of:

(1) Harmful competition for wildlife;

(2) The introduction of a disease or pest harmful to wildlife;

(3) Problems of enforcement of laws and regulations relating to wildlife;

(4) Danger to wildlife or other natural resources; or

(5) Danger to the physical safety of human beings.

(b) The board is specifically authorized to supplement the list of wild animals set forth in this chapter for which a permit or license, or both, is required.

(c) The board shall have the authority to require that any listed wild animal that is imported, transported, possessed, sold, or transferred by any person, including wild animal dealers, be labeled with the correct species, number, age, or other relevant information.

(d) The board shall have the authority to require an applicant for a permit or license required under this chapter to supply such information and to supply it in such form as the board deems necessary for the department to discharge its responsibilities under this chapter.


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