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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 15. Department of Wildlife Resources
Chapter 440. Watercraft: Commercial Vessel Safety Equipment Requirements

4VAC15-440-10. Application and definitions.

A. This chapter applies to vessels on waters within the territorial limits of the Commonwealth (both public and private waters), except:

1. Vessels used for noncommercial use;

2. Vessels leased, rented, or chartered to another for the latter's noncommercial use;

3. Commercial vessels propelled by sail not carrying passengers for hire; or

4. Commercial barges not carrying passengers for hire.

B. Terms used in this chapter shall have the same meanings as the terms defined in 4VAC15-430-20.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 5, eff. January 1, 2003.

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