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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 5. Department of Conservation And Recreation
Chapter 30. Virginia State Parks Regulations

4VAC5-30-20. Construction of regulations.

In the interpretation of this chapter, the provisions shall be construed as follows: (i) any terms in the singular shall include the plural; (ii) any term in the masculine shall include the feminine and the neuter; (iii) any requirements or prohibition of any act shall, respectively, extend to and include the causing or procuring, directly or indirectly, of such act; (iv) no provision hereof shall make unlawful any act necessarily performed by any law-enforcement officer as defined by § 9.1-101 of the Code of Virginia or employee of the department in line of duty or work as such, or by any person, his agents or employees, in the proper and necessary execution of the terms of any agreement with the department; (v) any act otherwise prohibited by this chapter, provided it is not otherwise prohibited by law or local ordinance, shall be lawful if performed under, by virtue of, and strictly within the provisions of a permit so to do, and to the extent authorized thereby; and (vi) this chapter is in addition to and a supplement to the laws set out in the Code of Virginia, which are in force in all parks and which are incorporated herein and made a part hereof.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-104 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR215-01-02 § 2, eff. May 4, 1983; amended, Virginia Register Volume 26, Issue 11, eff. March 18, 2010; Volume 36, Issue 1, eff. October 17, 2019; Volume 38, Issue 12, eff. March 2, 2022.

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