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West's Annotated Code of Virginia. Title 29.1. Game, Inland Fisheries and Boating. Chapter 5. Wildlife and Fish Laws. Article 2. Hunting and Trapping. 29.1-521.1. Willfully impeding hunting or trapping; penalty

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Citation: Va. Code Ann. 29.1-521.1

Citation: VA ST 29.1-521.1


Last Checked by Web Center Staff: 11/2013

Summary:   This law reflects Virginia's hunter harassment provision. Under the law, it is unlawful to willfully and intentionally impede the lawful hunting or trapping of wild birds or wild animals. Violation is a Class 3 misdemeanor.


Statute in Full:

 
A. It is unlawful to willfully and intentionally impede the lawful hunting or trapping of wild birds or wild animals.

B. It is unlawful for any person or his agent to knowingly and intentionally facilitate or attempt to cause a violation of subdivision A 4 of § 29.1-521 by putting out bait or salt for any wildlife in any place used or occupied by hunters to hunt wild birds or wild animals.

C. Any person convicted of a violation of this section is guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor.

CREDIT(S)

Acts 1988, c. 584. Amended by Acts 2010, c. 626.



 



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