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Code of Virginia
Title 10.1. Conservation
Chapter 23. Virginia Antiquities Act

§ 10.1-2306. Violations; penalty.

A. It is unlawful to intentionally deface, damage, destroy, displace, disturb, or remove any object of antiquity on any designated state archaeological site, state-controlled land, or land owned by a battlefield preservation organization or on which such organization holds an easement.

B. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

1977, c. 424, § 10-150.10; 1988, c. 891, § 10.1-906; 1989, c. 656; 2021, Sp. Sess. I, c. 59.

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