21 NCAC 56 .0702             RULES OF CONDUCT OF ADVERTISING

(a)  The Professional Engineer or Professional Land Surveyor shall not make exaggerated, misleading, deceptive or false statements or claims about professional qualifications, experience or performance in brochures, correspondence, listings, or other public communications.

(b)  The prohibitions listed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule include, but are not limited to, the use of statements containing a material misrepresentation of fact or omitting a material fact necessary to keep the statement from being misleading; statements intended or likely to create an unjustified expectation; and statements containing a prediction of future success.

(c)  Consistent with the foregoing, the Professional Engineer or Professional Land Surveyor may advertise for recruitment of personnel.

(d)  Consistent with the foregoing, the Professional Engineer or Professional Land Surveyor may prepare articles for the lay or technical press.  Such articles shall not imply credit to the author for work performed by others.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 89C‑20;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 29, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2000; August 1, 1998; April 1, 1989; March 1, 1979.