SUBCHAPTER 3Q ‑ JURISDICTION OF AGENCIES: CLASSIFICATION OF WATERS
SECTION .0100 ‑ GENERAL REGULATIONS: JOINT
15A NCAC 03Q .0101 SCOPE AND PURPOSE
The rules in this Section pertain to the classification of the waters of North Carolina as coastal fishing waters, inland fishing waters and joint fishing waters. These rules are adopted jointly by the Marine Fisheries Commission and the Wildlife Resources Commission. In addition to the classification of the waters of the state these joint rules set forth guidelines to determine which fishing activities in joint waters are regulated by the Marine Fisheries Commission and which are regulated by the Wildlife Resources Commission. Finally, the joint rules set forth special fishing regulations applicable in joint waters that can be enforced by officers of the Division of Marine Fisheries and the Wildlife Resources Commission. These regulations do not affect the jurisdiction of the Marine Fisheries Commission and the Wildlife Resources Commission in any matters other than those specifically set out.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113‑132; 113‑134; 143B‑289.52;
Eff. January 1, 1991.