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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 150. Pertaining to the Dredging of Conchs (Also Known As Whelks)

4VAC20-150-40. Days and hours.

A. Dredging on Sunday is prohibited.

B. For Area Number 1, dredges may be used only during the hours of one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset, Monday through Saturday.

C. There shall be no hourly restriction for Area Number 2, Area Number 3, Area Number 4, and Area Number 5, except that if, in the judgment of the Marine Resources Commission the practice of dredging whelks at night in Area 2 and Area 4 is causing a hazard to the public safety or conflicting with other fishing or shell-fishing, then such hours may be limited by Marine Resources Commission.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0020 § 4, eff. June 29, 1981; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 25, eff. August 3, 1995.

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