Possession Limit Law and Legal Definition

Possession limit refers to the law providing a person to control, use and transport a thing according to his/her discretion. Under Fish and Game regulation, possession limit refers to the number of species which is under one’s control. According to alcohol law, possession limit refers to the number of bottles which can be possessed by a person.

The law relating to possession limit varies from state to state.

The following is an example of the state statute (California) which defines possession limit:

Cal Fish & G Code § 19 possession limit means the maximum, in number or amount, of birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, or amphibians that may be lawfully possessed by one person.