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Code of Virginia
Title 28.2. Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters
Chapter 8. Health and Sanitation Provisions
11/28/2021

§ 28.2-804. Polluted ground; crustacea, finfish or shellfish.

When the State Health Commissioner determines, as a result of an examination, analysis or inspection, that (i) the crustacea, finfish, or shellfish upon such ground, or in such establishment or other places where they are sold or offered for sale, are or may be unfit for market; or (ii) such growing area is polluted or has a pollution hazard so great as to render it an unfit ground from which to take crustacea, finfish or shellfish for processing or consumption; or (iii) such establishment or other place is so insanitary as to render it an unfit place in which to prepare crustacea, finfish or shellfish for market, he shall notify the Commissioner of Marine Resources and the owner or operator of such grounds, establishment or other place that the crustacea, finfish or shellfish are unfit for market.

Code 1950, § 28-160; 1962, c. 406, § 28.1-176; 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.