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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 590. Pertaining to the Taking of Hard Clams

4VAC20-590-40. Allowance for chowder clams; return of containers of clams in violation.

A. It shall be unlawful to possess any amount of hard clams taken from restricted areas which consists of more than 10% chowder clams by number. The 10% allowance shall be measured by the Marine Patrol Officer from each container or pile of clams.

B. All clams in any container or pile found in violation of this chapter shall be returned to the water by the clammer as directed by the Marine Patrol Officer.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-810 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-0077 § 4, eff. June 15, 1992; amended, Virginia Register Volume 10, Issue 9, eff. January 1, 1994; Volume 11, Issue 17, eff. April 14, 1995.

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