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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation and Natural Resources
Agency 20. Marine Resources Commission
Chapter 770. Piankatank River Management Area

4VAC20-770-10. Authority, Purpose and Designated Area.

A. Authority and effective date:

1. This chapter is promulgated pursuant to authority contained in § 28.1-128.4 [Repealed] of the Code of Virginia.

2. The effective date of this chapter is January 1, 1985.

B. Purpose. The purpose of this chapter is to exercise the authority granted the Marine Resources Commission in § 28.1-128.4 [Repealed] of the Code of Virginia, to protect and promote the oyster fishery in the Piankatank River.

C. Designated area. The designated area is described as follows:

"Such area is contained within the boundaries of a line commencing at the southernmost point of Stove Point; thence, in a southeasterly direction to the extreme northwesternmost point of Gwynn Island known as Cherry Point; thence, in a southwesterly direction along the shoreline of Gwynn Island to the No. 3 light at the mouth of Narrows Point; thence, in a northwesterly direction to No. 10 at Stove Point; thence, in a northeasterly direction to Stove Point and the point of beginning."

Statutory Authority

§ 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR450-01-8412, eff. December 31, 1984.

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