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Code of Virginia
Title 62.1. Waters of the State, Ports and Harbors
Chapter 10. Virginia Port Authority

§ 62.1-128. Authority created.

The Virginia Port Authority, hereinafter referred to as the Authority, is created as a body corporate and as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth. The Authority is hereby constituted a public instrumentality exercising public and essential governmental functions, and the exercise by the Authority of the powers conferred by this chapter shall be deemed and held to be the performance of an essential governmental function of the Commonwealth.

Code 1950, § 62-106.1; 1952, c. 61; 1954, c. 667; 1958, c. 174; 1968, c. 659; 1970, c. 171; 1981, c. 589; 1997, c. 232.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.