02 NCAC 52L .0107          Transfer of farmed cervid license or temporary exhibit permit

(a)  No farmed cervid license, permit, or animal identification issued or assigned by the Veterinary Division shall be transferable, except as provided by this Rule.

(b)  If a farmed cervid licensee or temporary exhibit permit holder becomes incapacitated, mentally incompetent, dies, or if the business is sold or otherwise acquired, a person who is at least 18 years of age and has obtained legal possession of any farmed cervid and the licensed facility from the previous licensee, or that licensee's estate, may request the Veterinary Division in writing, prior to the transfer, that the existing farmed cervid license, permit, and animal identification be transferred to the new owner.

(c)  Any license, permit, or animal identification transferred under this Rule shall be subject to the same terms and conditions imposed on the original licensee or permit holder.

(d)  Any actions pending from a complaint, investigation, or other cause may be continued notwithstanding any transfer under this Rule.

(e)  No farmed cervid license, permit, or animal identification shall be transferred to a person who had a farmed cervid license or permit revoked or suspended by the Veterinary Division within the period during which the order of revocation or suspension remains in effect.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-549.97(a2);

Eff. June 1, 2018.