15A NCAC 03o .0106      DISPLAY OF LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS

(a)  It is unlawful:

(1)           For any person to use a vessel required to be registered under the provisions of G.S. 113-168.6 in a commercial fishing operation without a current commercial fishing vessel registration decal mounted on an exterior surface so as to be plainly visible when viewed from the port side; and

(2)           To display any commercial fishing vessel registration decal not issued for the vessel displaying it.

(b)  It is unlawful to fail to display any fish dealer's licenses required by G.S. 113-169.3, or ocean fishing pier license required by G.S. 113-169.4 in prominent public view in each location subject to licensing.

(c)  It is unlawful to fail to display a current For-Hire License decal on the exterior surface of the vessel so as to be visible when viewed from the port side while engaged in for-hire recreational fishing.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-168.6; 113-169.3; 113-169.4; 143B-289.52;

Eff. January 1, 1991;

Temporary Amendment Eff. July 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. May 1, 2015; December 1, 2006; August 1, 2000.