2017 Mississippi Code
Title 49 - Conservation and Ecology
Chapter 15 - Seafood
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 49-15-100.3. Prima facie evidence of use of prohibited equipment

Universal Citation: MS Code § 49-15-100.3 (2017)
  • The possession of a gill net, trammel net or like contrivance, or any other equipment prohibited for use in the taking or harvesting of seafood under this chapter on a vessel on the marine waters of this state where the use of the net, contrivance or equipment is prohibited, shall constitute prima facie evidence that an offense has been committed to take or harvest seafood with nets, contrivances or equipment prohibited by this chapter, unless the vessel is:
    • (a) Anchored or moored at a permanent facility intended for the mooring of vessels;
    • (b) Traveling directly between a marina, harbor or public boat launching facility and a United States Coast Guard marked and maintained navigation channel; or
    • (c) Traveling within a United States Coast Guard marked and maintained navigation channel.
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