(520 ILCS 5/1.6) (from Ch. 61, par. 1.6)
    Sec. 1.6. The Department, and persons authorized by it, may take, purchase or propagate, any mammals or birds, or eggs of such birds for propagation and stocking purposes, and when so taken, may transmit them to parts of the State where a scarcity of such birds or mammals exists, for the purpose of restocking such parts of the State.
(Source: P.A. 81-382.)