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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 420. Pertaining to the Use of Trawls in the Territorial Sea

4VAC20-420-20. Prohibition.

It shall be unlawful for any person to operate any trawl net or to take or catch fish, crabs or shellfish by use of trawl net within the area between the baseline from which the Territorial Sea is measured and three nautical miles seaward to the Three Nautical Mile Line.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-315 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0055 § 2, Volume 05, Issue 15, eff. July 1, 1989; amended, Virginia Register Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 13, 1995.

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