(a)  It is the policy of the State of North Carolina that all public trust waters subject to surface water restrictions pursuant to 33 USCS 3 for use in military training shall be opened to commercial fishing at established times appropriate for harvest of the fisheries resources within those areas.

(b)  Where laser weaponry is used, the area of restricted surface waters shall be at least as large as the recommended laser safety zone.

(c)  Water quality shall be tested periodically in the surface water restricted areas surrounding such targets and results of such testing shall be reported to the Department.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113A‑102(b); 113A‑107;

Eff. March 1, 1990.