2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 12 - CONSERVATION AND NATURAL RESOURCES
CHAPTER 5 - WATER RESOURCES
ARTICLE 4 - COASTAL WATERS, BEACHES, AND SAND DUNES
PART 4 - COASTAL MARSHLANDS
§ 12-5-284 - Authority of department as to coastal marshlands generally
. Authority of department as to coastal marshlands generally
(a) The department shall have the following authority:
(1) To administer and enforce this part and all rules, regulations, and orders promulgated under this part and to determine jurisdiction under this part;
(2) To accept moneys that are available from persons, government units, and private organizations;
(3) To conduct public hearings and institute and prosecute court actions as may be necessary to enforce compliance with this part and any rules and regulations promulgated hereunder, provided that all such actions shall be in the name of the department; and
(4) To exercise all incidental powers necessary to carry out the purposes of this part.
(b) The foregoing powers and duties may be exercised and performed by the department through such duly authorized agents and employees as it deems necessary and proper.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer