§ 28.2-317

Prima facie evidence of violation; penalty

Any vessel, boat, or other craft found in the waters of the Commonwealth, or in the waters under the joint jurisdiction of the Commonwealth, equipped for trawling and having a trawling net, drag net, or a similar device aboard with fresh or live fish on deck or in any portion of such vessel, boat or craft shall constitute prima facie evidence that the operator and master and members of the crew are guilty of trawling.


Code 1950, § 28-72; 1962, c. 406, § 28.1-71; 1992, c. 836.


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