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Code of Virginia
Title 55. Property and Conveyances
Chapter 11. Estrays and Drift Property
6/19/2019

§ 55-202. Estray, or boat adrift, to be valued and described.

Any person may take up an estray found on his land or a boat or vessel adrift. He shall immediately inform the court not of record, or clerk thereof, of his county or corporation, who shall issue warrants to three freeholders, requiring them under oath to view and appraise such estray or boat or vessel, and certify the result, with a description of the kind, marks, brand, stature, color and age of the animal, or kind, burden and build of the boat or vessel.

Code 1919, § 3564; 1968, c. 639.

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