15A NCAC 03K .0106       TAKING OR UNLOADING OYSTERS AND CLAMS ON SUNDAY OR AT nIGHT

(a)  It is unlawful to take oysters or clams between the hours of sunset and sunrise on any day.

(b)  It is unlawful to unload oysters or clams from any vessel or remove any vessel containing oysters or clams from the water on Sunday or between sunset and sunrise on any day except that in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick Counties, oysters and clams may be unloaded until two hours after sunset.

(c)  Oysters and clams taken on Sunday from public bottom under the provisions of 15A NCAC 03K .0105 or from shellfish leases and franchises pursuant to G.S. 113-208 are exempt from Paragraph (b) of this Rule.

 

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

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Temporary Amendment Eff. July 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008; August 1, 2000.