Administrative Code

Creating a Report: Check the sections you'd like to appear in the report, then use the "Create Report" button at the bottom of the page to generate your report. Once the report is generated you'll then have the option to download it as a pdf, print or email the report.

Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 400. Watercraft: Accident and Casualty Reporting
6/3/2020

4VAC15-400-10. Applicability.

The sections contained in this chapter apply to each vessel in use on waters subject to the jurisdiction of the Commonwealth if such vessel is (i) used by its operator for recreational purposes, or (ii) is required to be numbered under the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 (85 Stat. 213; 46 USC 1451, et seq.; Repealed 1983); and to each vessel in use on the marginal sea adjacent to this Commonwealth and on the high seas (i) when such vessel is required to be numbered under the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 and is en route to or from this Commonwealth; or (ii) when such vessel is owned or principally berthed in this Commonwealth and is used by its operator for recreational purposes.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-701 and 29.1-802 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR325-04-4 § 1, eff. July 1, 1973.

Website addresses provided in the Virginia Administrative Code to documents incorporated by reference are for the reader's convenience only, may not necessarily be active or current, and should not be relied upon. To ensure the information incorporated by reference is accurate, the reader is encouraged to use the source document described in the regulation.

As a service to the public, the Virginia Administrative Code is provided online by the Virginia General Assembly. We are unable to answer legal questions or respond to requests for legal advice, including application of law to specific fact. To understand and protect your legal rights, you should consult an attorney.