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§ 4-1014.1. Somerset County; oyster sanctuary

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural ResourcesEffective: July 1, 2019

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 4. Fish and Fisheries (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 10. Oysters and Clams (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Provisions Relating to Oysters
Effective: July 1, 2019
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 4-1014.1
Formerly cited as MD NAT RES § 4-1014
§ 4-1014.1. Somerset County; oyster sanctuary
Application of section to Somerset County only
(a) This section applies only to the waters of the State that lie contiguous to Somerset County in the Chesapeake Bay.
Webster ground oyster sanctuary
(b) There is an oyster sanctuary in Monie Bay known as the Webster ground that includes all the waters inshore of a line northeasterly from Long Point to a designated point in Monie Bay at latitude 38 degrees, 12 minutes, 37.8 seconds north, longitude 75 degrees, 51 minutes, 51.0 seconds west, then southwesterly to the eastern entrance to Pigeon House Creek.
Catching oysters in sanctuary prohibited
(c) A person may not catch oysters in the oyster sanctuary described in subsection (b) of this section or an oyster sanctuary that was established by regulations adopted by the Department.


Added as Natural Resources § 4-1014 by Acts 1999, c. 580, § 3, eff. June 1, 2004. Amended by Acts 2001, c. 497, § 3, eff. June 1, 2004. Renumbered as Natural Resources § 4-1014.1 by Acts 2019, c. 17, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019; Acts 2019, c. 754, § 1, eff. July 1, 2019.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 4-1014.1, MD NAT RES § 4-1014.1
Current with all legislation from the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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