§28.2-226. Exemptions from licensing requirements


Published: 2015

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§ 28.2-226. Exemptions from licensing requirements.

The following activities are exempt from the licensing requirements of this subtitle:
1. Except as otherwise provided by regulation, taking by dip net, hand line, or two crab pots, as much as one bushel of hard crabs and two dozen peeler crabs in any one day for personal use only.
2. Taking a maximum of one bushel of oysters in any one day for personal use, when taken by hand or with ordinary tongs.
3. Taking a maximum of 250 clams in any one day for personal use, when taken by hand or with ordinary tongs.
4. Using one tank or float no greater than four feet in width and eight feet in length for shedding crabs for personal use.
Code 1950, §§ 28-80, 28-137, 28-170, 28-177; 1954, c. 368; 1956, c. 293; 1960, c. 517; 1962, c. 406, §§ 28.1-78, 28.1-120, 28.1-165, 28.1-174; 1964, c. 393; 1966, c. 684; 1968, c. 785; 1970, c. 726; 1979, c. 274; 1983, cc. 307, 603; 1985, c. 180; 1988, c. 75; 1990, c. 154; 1991, c. 285; 1992, c. 836; 1993, c. 11; 2001, c. 51; 2013, c. 38.