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DUI/BUI (Boating Under Influence) Defense Caroline – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for DUI/BUI (Boating Under Influence) charges in Caroline, Virginia.

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DUI/BUI (Boating Under Influence) Defense In Caroline, Virginia

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CAROLINE VIRGINIA LAWYERS – Boating Under The Influence (BUI/DUI)

Va. Code Ann. 18.2-51.5

18.2-51.5. Maiming, etc, of another resulting from operating a watercraft while intoxicated; penalty

A. Any person who, as a result of operating a watercraft or motorboat in violation of subsection B of  29.1-738 or a similar local ordinance in a manner so gross, wanton, and culpable as to show reckless disregard for human life, unintentionally causes the serious bodily injury of another person resulting in permanent and significant physical impairment is guilty of a Class 6 felony. The court shall order any person convicted under this section not to operate a watercraft or motorboat that is underway upon the waters of the Commonwealth. After two years have passed from the date of the conviction, the convicted person may petition the court that entered the conviction for the right to operate a watercraft or motorboat upon the waters of the Commonwealth. Upon consideration of such petition, the court may restore the right to operate a watercraft or motorboat subject to such terms and conditions as the court deems appropriate, including the successful completion of a water safety alcohol rehabilitation program described in  29.1-738.5.

B. The provisions of Article 3 ( 29.1-734 et seq.) of Chapter 7 of Title 29.1 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, upon arrest for a violation of this section.

CAROLINE VIRGINIA- DUI/BUI operating a watercraft while intoxicated

Virginia Statute Description Penalties
    

Va. Code Ann. 18.2-51.5 Operating a watercraft while intoxicated; penalty

 

Any person who, as a result of operating a watercraft or motorboat in a manner so gross, wanton, and culpable as to show reckless disregard for human life, unintentionally causes the serious bodily injury of another person resulting in permanent and significant physical impairment in violation ofi.      subsection B of  29.1-738 or

  1. a similar local ordinance
i.          Shall be guilty of a Class 6 felonyii.          The court shall order any person convicted under this section not to operate a watercraft or motorboat that is underway upon the waters of the Commonwealth.
After two years have passed from the date of the conviction, the convicted person may petition the court that entered the conviction for the right to operate a watercraft or motorboat upon the waters of the Commonwealth. Upon consideration of such petition, the court may restore the right to operate a watercraft or motorboat subject to such terms and conditions as the court deems appropriate, including the successful completion of a water safety alcohol rehabilitation program described in  29.1-738.5.
The provisions of Article 3 ( 29.1-734 et seq.) of Chapter 7 of Title 29.1shall apply, mutatis mutandis, upon arrest for a violation of this section.

DUI/BUI (Boating Under Influence) Defense In Caroline, Virginia

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