§ 23-142

(Repealed effective October 1, 2016) Establishment, management, etc

There shall be established and maintained under the management, direction and control of the board of visitors and faculty of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, a nautical school for instruction in the science and practice of navigation, seamanship and engineering and any such other subjects, to be prescribed by the proper authorities of the University, as may be necessary for proper training for the position of deck or engine-room officers of the merchant marine. Such school shall be open to residents of the several counties and cities of this Commonwealth, but the authorities of the University shall have the right to limit the number of students attending the nautical school and to prescribe the necessary physical and educational entrance requirements and standards of admission therefor, and the government and discipline thereof, and to fix the terms and conditions upon which students shall be received and instructed in the school and be graduated, discharged and suspended therefrom, and to make all necessary requirements for its management.


1932, p. 884; 1938, p. 486; 1973, c. 401.


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