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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 1290. Pertaining to Restrictions on the Harvest of Shellfish and in Condemned Shellfish Areas
3/29/2020

4VAC20-1290-20. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context indicates otherwise:

"Daily restricted shellfish area relay permit" means a one-day permit issued by the Marine Resources Commission for the relay of shellfish from a general oyster planting ground within a restricted shellfish area.

"Restricted shellfish area" means any area designated by the Virginia Department of Health, Division of Shellfish Sanitation, wherein it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to take shellfish for any purpose except by permit granted by the Marine Resources Commission as provided in § 28.2-810 of the Code of Virginia.

"Prohibited shellfish area" means any area designated by the Virginia Department of Health, Division of Shellfish Sanitation, wherein it shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to take shellfish for any purpose.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 31, Issue 17, eff. April 1, 2015; amended, Virginia Register Volume 31, Issue 21, eff. June 1, 2015.

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