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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 560. Pertaining to Shellfish Management Areas

4VAC20-560-30. Permits required.

Each boat or vessel engaged in the harvesting of clams by patent tong from the Poquoson River Shellfish Management Area or the Back River Shellfish Management Area shall first obtain a permit specific to the management area to be worked from any marine police officer, and this permit shall be on board the vessel at all times and available for inspection. The permit shall state the name and port of the vessel, the registration or documentation number of the vessel, the name and address of the owner of the vessel and the name of the captain of the vessel. Any change to any of the above information shall require the vessel owner or captain to obtain a new permit. These permits shall be in addition to all other licenses or permits required by law.

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0073 § 3, eff. September 9, 1991; amended, Virginia Register Volume 9, Issue 10, eff. January 1, 1993; Volume 10, Issue 9, eff. January 1, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 14, eff. March 9, 1995; Volume 29, Issue 2, eff. September 1, 2012; Volume 31, Issue 25, eff. August 1, 2015.

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