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Code of Virginia
Title 8.01. Civil Remedies and Procedure
Chapter 3. Actions
1/22/2019

§ 8.01-219.1. Responsibility of possessor of real property for harm to trespasser.

A. A possessor of real property, including an owner, lessee, or other lawful occupant, owes no duty of care to a trespasser except in those circumstances where a common-law right of action, statutory right of action, or judicial exception existed as of July 1, 2013.

B. This section does not affect any immunities from or defenses to liability established by another section of the Code or available at common law to which a possessor of real property may be entitled.

2013, c. 217.

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