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§ 121‑25.  License toconduct exploration, recovery or salvage operations.

Any qualified person, firm orcorporation desiring to conduct any type of exploration, recovery or salvageoperations, in the course of which any part of a derelict vessel or its contentsor other archaeological site may be removed, displaced or destroyed, shallfirst make application to the Department of Cultural Resources and obtain apermit or license to conduct such operations. If the Department of CulturalResources shall find that the granting of such permit or license is in the bestinterest of the State, it may grant such applicant a permit or license for sucha period of time and under such conditions as the Department may deem to be inthe best interest of the State. Such permit or license may include but need notbe limited to the following:

(1)        Payment of monetaryfee to be set by the Department;

(2)        That a portion orall of the historic material or artifacts be delivered to custody andpossession of the Department;

(3)        That a portion ofall of such relics or artifacts may be sold or retained by the licensee;

(4)        That a portion orall of such relics or artifacts may be sold or traded by the Department.

Permits or licenses may berenewed upon or prior to expiration upon such terms as the applicant and theDepartment may mutually agree. Holders of permits or licenses shall beresponsible for obtaining permission of any federal agencies havingjurisdiction, including the United States Coast Guard, the United StatesDepartment of the Navy and the United States Army Corps of Engineers prior toconducting any salvaging operations. (1967, c. 533, s. 4; 1973, c. 476, s. 48; 2005‑367,s. 2.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_121 > GS_121-25

§ 121‑25.  License toconduct exploration, recovery or salvage operations.

Any qualified person, firm orcorporation desiring to conduct any type of exploration, recovery or salvageoperations, in the course of which any part of a derelict vessel or its contentsor other archaeological site may be removed, displaced or destroyed, shallfirst make application to the Department of Cultural Resources and obtain apermit or license to conduct such operations. If the Department of CulturalResources shall find that the granting of such permit or license is in the bestinterest of the State, it may grant such applicant a permit or license for sucha period of time and under such conditions as the Department may deem to be inthe best interest of the State. Such permit or license may include but need notbe limited to the following:

(1)        Payment of monetaryfee to be set by the Department;

(2)        That a portion orall of the historic material or artifacts be delivered to custody andpossession of the Department;

(3)        That a portion ofall of such relics or artifacts may be sold or retained by the licensee;

(4)        That a portion orall of such relics or artifacts may be sold or traded by the Department.

Permits or licenses may berenewed upon or prior to expiration upon such terms as the applicant and theDepartment may mutually agree. Holders of permits or licenses shall beresponsible for obtaining permission of any federal agencies havingjurisdiction, including the United States Coast Guard, the United StatesDepartment of the Navy and the United States Army Corps of Engineers prior toconducting any salvaging operations. (1967, c. 533, s. 4; 1973, c. 476, s. 48; 2005‑367,s. 2.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_121 > GS_121-25

§ 121‑25.  License toconduct exploration, recovery or salvage operations.

Any qualified person, firm orcorporation desiring to conduct any type of exploration, recovery or salvageoperations, in the course of which any part of a derelict vessel or its contentsor other archaeological site may be removed, displaced or destroyed, shallfirst make application to the Department of Cultural Resources and obtain apermit or license to conduct such operations. If the Department of CulturalResources shall find that the granting of such permit or license is in the bestinterest of the State, it may grant such applicant a permit or license for sucha period of time and under such conditions as the Department may deem to be inthe best interest of the State. Such permit or license may include but need notbe limited to the following:

(1)        Payment of monetaryfee to be set by the Department;

(2)        That a portion orall of the historic material or artifacts be delivered to custody andpossession of the Department;

(3)        That a portion ofall of such relics or artifacts may be sold or retained by the licensee;

(4)        That a portion orall of such relics or artifacts may be sold or traded by the Department.

Permits or licenses may berenewed upon or prior to expiration upon such terms as the applicant and theDepartment may mutually agree. Holders of permits or licenses shall beresponsible for obtaining permission of any federal agencies havingjurisdiction, including the United States Coast Guard, the United StatesDepartment of the Navy and the United States Army Corps of Engineers prior toconducting any salvaging operations. (1967, c. 533, s. 4; 1973, c. 476, s. 48; 2005‑367,s. 2.)

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