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

4VAC20-770-20. General.

A. Definitions. The following definitions are applicable to this chapter:

"Commission" shall mean the Marine Resources Commission.

"Commissioner" shall mean the commissioner of the Marine Resources Commission.

"Management area" shall be that designated area describe in 4VAC20-770-10 C.

"Inspector" shall mean any uniform inspector of the commission.

B. Opening and closing. The commission, whenever it deems it advisable to protect or promote the growth of oysters, may close or open any area or restrict the manner or method of harvesting such species in the management area.

C. Size. All oysters harvested under 4VAC20-770-30 through 4VAC20-770-50 of this chapter are to be culled to a 3-inch minimum length, unless otherwise notified.

D. Other applicable laws, chapters, et cetera. All laws, chapters, and orders otherwise in effect shall remain in full force and effect, except as may be specifically modified by this chapter or subsequent chapter.

E. Violation. Violation of any provisions of this chapter shall be considered a violation of § 28.1-128.4 [Repealed] of the Code of Virginia, and shall be punishable as a misdemeanor as provided for in § 28.1-187 [Repealed] of the Code of Virginia.

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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