15A NCAC 10F .0107 VALIDATION DECAL
In addition to the certificate of number, the Wildlife Resources Commission shall supply to the owner of each vessel that is numbered, two validation decals indicating the year of expiration. The owner shall affix one validation decal in a position that is visible and legible on the starboard bow and one validation decal on the port side bow of the vessel following and within six inches of the vessel number. The owner of a United States Coast Guard documented vessel shall affix one validation decal in a position that is visible and legible on the forward half of the starboard bow and one validation decal on the forward half of the port side bow. Any validation decals issued for a vessel numbered on application by a governmental entity shall contain no expiration date, but shall bear the letter "P" and shall not be subject to renewal so long as the vessel remains the property of a governmental entity. When any such vessel is transferred to private ownership, the decals shall be removed or obliterated by the transferring agency.
History Note: Authority G.S. 75A-3; 75A-5; 75A-7; 33 C.F.R. 174.15;
Eff. February 1, 1976;
Amended Eff. January 1, 2015; May 1, 2007; April 1, 1997; August 31, 1980; January 1, 1980;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.