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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 30. Definitions and Miscellaneous: Importation, Possession, Sale, Etc., of Animals
6/25/2017

4VAC15-30-10. Possession, Importation, Sale, Etc., of Wild Animals.

Under the authority of §§ 29.1-103 and 29.1-521 of the Code of Virginia it shall be unlawful to take, possess, conduct research, import, cause to be imported, export, cause to be exported, buy, sell, offer for sale, or liberate within the Commonwealth any wild animal unless otherwise specifically permitted by law or regulation. Unless otherwise stated, for the purposes of identifying species regulated by the board, when both the scientific and common names are listed, the scientific reference to genus and species will take precedence over common names.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-103, 29.1-501, and 29.1-502 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-01-2 § 1, eff. July 15, 1992; amended, Volume 11, Issue 09, eff. February 22, 1995; Volume 31, Issue 09, eff. January 1, 2015.

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