01 NCAC 05D .0102         DEFINITION

Consultant services shall mean work or task(s) performed by State employees or independent contractors possessing specialized knowledge, experience, expertise and professional qualifications to investigate assigned problems or projects and to provide counsel, review, analysis or advice in formulating or implementing improvements in programs or services.  This includes but is not limited to the organization, planning, directing, control, evaluation and operation of a program, agency or department.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-64.21;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. February 27, 1979;

Amended Eff. February 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.