15A NCAC 03K .0209       OYSTER SANCTUARIES

(a)  It is unlawful to use a trawl net, long haul seine, or swipe net in Oyster Sanctuaries designated in 15A NCAC 03R .0117.  These areas shall be marked with signs or buoys.  Unmarked and undesignated tributaries shall be the same designation as the designated waters to which they connect or into which they flow.  No unauthorized removal or relocation of any such marker shall have the effect of changing the designation of any such body of water or portion thereof, nor shall any such unauthorized removal or relocation or the absence of any marker affect the applicability of any rule pertaining to any such body of water or portion thereof.

(b)  It is unlawful to use mechanical methods for oystering or clamming in, or to take oysters or clams from Oyster Sanctuaries designated in 15A NCAC 03R .0117.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑182; 113-201; 113-204; 143B‑289.52;

Eff. October 1, 2008.