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Code of Virginia
Title 28.2. Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters
Chapter 4. Use of Purse Nets for Taking Menhaden

§ 28.2-405. Carrying patent tongs, etc., while fishing for menhaden; penalty.

It shall be unlawful for any captain or owner to carry or permit to be carried aboard his vessel, when fishing for menhaden, any scrape, dredge, or patent tongs.

A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.

Code 1950, § 28-49; 1962, c. 406, § 28.1-54; 1992, c. 836.

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.