21 NCAC 08N .0101         SCOPE OF THESE RULES

(a)  The rules in this Subchapter are the Rules of Professional Ethics and Conduct that G.S. 93‑12(9) authorizes the Board to adopt. As such, they complement the other statutory causes for discipline set out in G.S. 93‑12 (9)(a) through (d) and other provisions of G.S. 93, 55B, 57D, and 59-84.2.  These Rules cover a broad range of behavior and shall not enumerate every possible unethical act.

(b)  In the interpretation and enforcement of these Rules, the Board will consider the following without dispositive weight: relevant interpretations, rulings and opinions issued by the boards of other jurisdictions and by appropriately authorized ethics committees of professional organizations.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 55B‑12; 57D-2-02; 93‑12(9);

Eff. April 1, 1994;

Readopted Eff. February 1, 2016.