Actually, I think both in the same letter are appropriate--hit the problem from both sides with one postage stamp. Me being me, I might be inclined toward something like:
Your actions violate VA Code Section________. You need to comply.
Alternatively, if you are operating on some other Code section, as compared with just making it up as you go along, please cite the code section you are using.
Since we are preparing torches for a party in your name, please know that we have for you only the