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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 10. Department of Forestry
Chapter 30. Virginia State Forests Regulations

4VAC10-30-20. Construction.

In the interpretation of Virginia State Forests Regulations, their provisions shall be construed as follows:

1. Any terms in the singular shall include the plural;

2. Any term in the masculine shall include the feminine and the neuter;

3. Any requirements or prohibition of any act shall, respectively extend to and include the causing or procuring, directly or indirectly, of such act;

4. No provision hereof shall make unlawful any act necessarily performed by any officer or employee of the department in line of duty or work as such, or by any person, his agents or employees, in the proper and necessary execution of the terms of any agreement with the department;

5. Any act otherwise prohibited by Virginia State Forests Regulations, provided it is not otherwise prohibited by law or local ordinance, shall be lawful if performed under, by virtue of and strictly within the provisions of a permit so to do, and to the extent authorized thereby; and

6. These regulations are in addition to and supplement the State Vehicle and Traffic Laws which are in force in all forests and which are incorporated herein and made a part hereof.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1101 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 4VAC5-40-20 derived from VR215-01-03; eff. October 14, 1970; amended and renumbered as 4VAC10-30-20, Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 21, eff. July 26, 2006.

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