15A NCAC 03K .0507       MARKETING SCALLOPS TAKEN FROM SHELLFISH LEASES OR FRANCHISES

(a)  It is unlawful to sell, purchase, or possess scallops during the closed season without the lease or franchise holder delivering to the purchaser or other recipient a certification, on a form provided by the Division, that the scallops were taken from a valid shellfish lease or franchise. Certification forms shall be furnished by the Division to lease and franchise holders upon request.

(b)  It is unlawful for lease or franchise holders or their designees to take or possess scallops from public bottom while possessing aboard a vessel scallops taken from shellfish leases or franchises.

 

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

Eff. May 1, 2015.