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Code of Virginia
Title 28.2. Fisheries and Habitat of the Tidal Waters
Chapter 9. Enforcement of Subtitle II; Jurisdiction

§ 28.2-903.1. Impeding lawful fishing in tidal waters; penalty.

A. It is unlawful for any person to willfully and intentionally impede the lawful fishing of any species of fish or shellfish. "Fishing" means those activities defined in § 28.2-100 as "fishing," "fisheries" or "to fish."

B. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor.

1997, c. 703.

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