4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-170-30 - Violation

Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022

A. If, upon visual observation, any marine police officer determines that a device or net, other than a staked gill net set west of the COLREGS Line and north of the North-Carolina-Virginia border and south of the Maryland-Virginia border, in Virginia waters, has not been fished for at least a five-day period, he shall notify the licensee, and if the licensee fails to fish said device or remove the net within seven days after notification the licensee shall be guilty of violation of this chapter.
B. If, upon visual observation, any marine police officer determines that any staked gill net has not been fished for at least a 24-hour period, he shall notify the licensee, and if the licensee fails to fish the staked gill net or remove the net within 24 hours after notification the licensee shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter.
C. If upon visual observation, any marine police officer determines that any gill net set in Virginia waters east of the COLREGS Line and north of the North Carolina-Virginia border and south of the Maryland-Virginia border, has not been fished for at least a 24-hour period, the officer shall notify the licensee, and if the licensee fails to fish the gill net or remove the net within 24 hours after notification, the licensee shall be guilty of a violation of this chapter.

Notes

4 Va. Admin. Code § 20-170-30
Derived from VR450-01-0023 § 3, eff. August 3, 1995; amended, Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 18, eff. May 1, 2005.

Statutory Authority

§§ 28.2-201 and 28.2-236 of the Code of Virginia.

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