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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Wildlife Resources
Chapter 170. Game: Otter

4VAC15-170-30. Pelts to be sealed before sale, etc.

It shall be unlawful to buy, sell, barter, exchange, traffic or trade in, bargain for, solicit for, purchase or transport out of the Commonwealth, any otter pelts until the pelts have been sealed by an agent of the department. This requirement shall not apply to licensed taxidermists who ship otter pelts out of state for tanning purposes or to individuals who ship otter pelts out of state to be tanned for personal use. All otter pelts required to be sealed under the provisions of this chapter must be sealed not later than April 1 of the license year in which the animal is taken.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-02-15 § 4, eff. July 1, 1985; amended, Virginia Register Volume 25, Issue 25, eff. August 1, 2009.

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