15A NCAC 03O .0402      APPLICATION PROCESS

(a)  Application forms for determination of eligibility for the Standard Commercial Fishing Licenses Eligibility Pool shall be available at all offices of the Division of Marine Fisheries and must be submitted to the Morehead City Office of the Division of Marine Fisheries for processing.

(b)  Only one application per individual for determination of eligibility for the Standard Commercial Fishing Licenses Eligibility Pool shall be accepted or may be pending at any one time.  An applicant may have only one entry in the eligibility pool at any one time.

(c)  Individuals who currently hold or are eligible to purchase a Standard or Retired Standard Commercial Fishing License shall not be eligible to apply for additional Standard Commercial Fishing Licenses through the Standard Commercial Fishing Licenses Eligibility Pool.

(d)  If an applicant has died or becomes ineligible and is subsequently selected from the eligibility pool, that license eligibility shall automatically revert to the eligibility pool.

(e)  Persons claiming retirement from commercial fishing or transferring their Standard Commercial Fishing License may not apply for pool eligibility for two years from the date of the last transfer except as provided in 15A NCAC 03O .0404(3).

(f)  Applicants shall notify the Division of Marine Fisheries within 30 days of a change of address.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-134; 143B-289.52; S.L. 1998-225, s. 4:24;

Temporary Adoption Eff. April 1, 1999;

Eff. August 1, 2000;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008; February 1, 2008.