15A NCAC 10H .1002 DUTY OF A TAXIDERMIST
(a) Prior to a taxidermist accepting delivery of wildlife that has been taken in North Carolina or in any other state, he or she shall make a reasonable effort to determine that the wildlife was lawfully taken. The taxidermist may rely upon the statement of the person delivering the wildlife or upon any applicable license or permit that provides verification of entitlement to take or possess the wildlife in question.
(b) A taxidermist may accept delivery of wildlife resources killed accidentally or found dead of natural causes as specified by 15A NCAC 10B .0127 for taxidermy purposes.
History Note: Authority G.S. 113‑134; 113‑273;
Eff. March 1, 1981;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016;
Amended Eff. February 1, 2018.