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1880 Ga. Laws 142, An Act to Prevent the Practice of Hunting Deer in the Night-time by Fire-light, usually called Fire-hunting, and to provide a Punishment Therefor, § 1.




That, from and after the passage of this Act, it shall be unlawful for any person or persons to hunt with a gun by fire-light, or kill any deer so hunting by fire-light in the night-time in this State (except upon his or their own premises) without the full permission and consent of the owner of the lands upon which he or they may hunt.