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Code of Virginia
Title 62.1. Waters of the State, Ports and Harbors
Chapter 3.6. Potomac River Riparian Rights Act

§ 62.1-44.114. Use of Potomac River; riparian rights.

The Commonwealth and its citizens shall have the right to such use of the Potomac River as may be necessary to the full enjoyment of their riparian ownership as provided at common law and in the Compact of 1785 with Maryland, and confirmed by the Black-Jenkins Determination of 1877 and Article VII, § 1 of § 28.2-1001, cited as the Potomac River Compact of 1958.

1979, c. 307; 2005, c. 839.

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.