As used in this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 9-11-1

  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • officer: The term includes every person authorized to enforce the game and fish laws of this state, and whenever the possession, use, importation, transportation, storage, sale, offering, or exposing for sale of game birds, animals, or fish is prohibited or restricted, the prohibition or restriction shall extend to and include every part of the game, bird, animal, or fish, and a violation as to each animal, bird, or fish, or part thereof, shall be a separate offense. See Alabama Code 9-11-1
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • warden: The game and fish warden or agent provided for in the game and fish laws of this state. See Alabama Code 9-11-1

(1) HEREIN, HEREAFTER and HEREOF. Unless otherwise especially restricted or enlarged, the terms refer to the whole of the conservation laws of this state.

(2) OFFICER. The term includes every person authorized to enforce the game and fish laws of this state, and whenever the possession, use, importation, transportation, storage, sale, offering, or exposing for sale of game birds, animals, or fish is prohibited or restricted, the prohibition or restriction shall extend to and include every part of the game, bird, animal, or fish, and a violation as to each animal, bird, or fish, or part thereof, shall be a separate offense.

(3) THIS CHAPTER or PROVISIONS OF THIS CHAPTER. The words shall be taken and construed to include all rules and regulations of the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources passed under and by the authority provided in the game and fish laws of this state.

(4) WARDEN. The game and fish warden or agent provided for in the game and fish laws of this state.

(Acts 1935, No. 240, p. 632, §46; Code 1940, T. 8, §45; Act 2018-201, §1.)