§3240. Suits to enforce laws for protection of aquatic life; jurisdiction; venue
A. The district courts in and for all parishes bordering upon the Gulf of Mexico or its arms or inlets have concurrent jurisdiction to enforce all statutes and regulations enacted or passed for the protection, preservation and propagation of wildlife or salt water fish, shrimp, oysters or other salt water aquatic life in all cases arising from the violation of any such statute or regulation on, in and under the Gulf of Mexico within the territorial jurisdiction of the state of Louisiana.
B. In the case of the illegal operation of a vessel registered at a port in any one of the said parishes, the vessel, and all persons subject to prosecution in connection with such illegal operation, shall be proceeded against in the district court of the parish where such vessel is registered.
Added by Acts 1975, No. 82, §1.