Alaska Statutes.
Title 16. Fish and Game
Chapter 5. Fish and Game Code
Section 20. Functions of Commissioner.
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AS 16.05.020. Functions of Commissioner.

The commissioner shall

(1) supervise and control the department, and may appoint and employ division heads, enforcement agents, and the technical, clerical, and other assistants necessary for the general administration of the department;

(2) manage, protect, maintain, improve, and extend the fish, game and aquatic plant resources of the state in the interest of the economy and general well-being of the state;

(3) have necessary power to accomplish the foregoing including, but not limited to, the power to delegate authority to subordinate officers and employees of the department.

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