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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Chapter 420. Watercraft: Navigation Lights and Shapes
1/19/2020

4VAC15-420-10. Application.

The navigation lights requirements in this chapter shall be complied with in all weather and from sunset to sunrise on the public waters of the Commonwealth. During such times no other lights shall be exhibited, except such lights as cannot be mistaken for the lights specified in this chapter or do not impair their visibility or distinctive character, or interfere with the keeping of a proper lookout. The lights prescribed by this chapter shall, if carried, also be exhibited from sunrise to sunset in restricted visibility and may be exhibited in all other circumstances when it is deemed necessary. The lights specified in this chapter shall comply with U.S. Coast Guard specifications.

Statutory Authority

§§ 29.1-501, 29.1-502, 29.1-701, and 29.1-735 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 19, Issue 05, eff. January 1, 2003.

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