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Code of Virginia
Title 8.01. Civil Remedies and Procedure
Chapter 18. Executions and Other Means of Recovery
11/26/2020

§ 8.01-490. No unreasonable distress or levy; sustenance provided for livestock; removal of property.

Officers shall in no case make an unreasonable distress or levy. For horses, or any livestock distrained or levied on, the officer shall provide sufficient sustenance while they remain in his possession. Nothing distrained or levied on shall be removed by him out of his county or city, unless when it is otherwise specially provided.

Code 1950, § 8-421.2; 1977, c. 617.

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