(a)  The agency shall place rules in the same subject area in one section.  The section is the subdivision that contains rules.

(b)  All sections shall be represented as the first two digits of a four digit number following a decimal.  Sections shall be consecutive starting with Section .0100 unless a section number has been reserved.  There is a limit of 99 sections within any chapter or subchapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 150B-21.18; 150B‑21.19;

Temporary Adoption Eff. November 1, 1995;

Eff. April 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 23, 2016.