Full Statute Name:  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. § 29.1-517. Trapping and shooting of fur-bearing animals during closed season

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Primary Citation:  VA Code Ann. § 29.1-517 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  October, 2014 Alternate Citation:  VA ST § 29.1-517 Date Adopted:  1987
Summary:

This Virginia law states that a landowner may shoot fur-bearing animals upon his own land during closed season when these animals are causing damage to crops or property, or are posing a threat to human health or safety, or are otherwise causing a nuisance.

 

Statute Text: 

A landowner may trap or shoot fur-bearing animals upon his own land during closed season when these animals are causing damage to crops or property, or are posing a threat to human health or safety, or are otherwise causing a nuisance.


CREDIT(S)

Acts 1987, c. 488. Amended by Acts 2004, c. 421; Acts 2007, c. 87; Acts 2013, c. 349.

 

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