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Chapter 28.
Trespasses; Fences
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  • Article 1.
    Electric Fences
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  • § 55.1-2800
    § 55.1-2801
    Unlawful to sell, distribute, construct, install, maintain, or use certain electric fences upon agricultural land
    § 55.1-2802
    Unlawful to sell other controlling devices unless they meet certain standards
    § 55.1-2803
  • Article 2.
    What Constitutes Lawful Fence
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  • § 55.1-2804
    Description of lawful fence
    § 55.1-2805
    Proceeding to declare stream of water or canal a lawful fence
    § 55.1-2806
    Boundary lines of certain low grounds on James River a lawful fence
    § 55.1-2807
    Statutes declaring watercourses lawful fences continued
  • Article 3.
    Cattle Guards and Gates Across Rights-of-Way
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  • § 55.1-2808
    Property owner may place cattle guards or gates across right-of-way
    § 55.1-2809
    Persons having easement may replace gate with cattle guard; maintenance and use thereof; deemed lawful gate