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§ 90‑118.11. Unauthorized practice; penalty for violation of Article.

If any person shall practice or attempt to practice optometry in thisState without first having passed the examination and obtained a license fromthe North Carolina State Board of Examiners in Optometry; or without havingobtained a provisional license from said Board; or if he shall practiceoptometry after March 31 of each year without applying for a certificate ofrenewal of license, as provided in G.S. 90‑118.10; or shall practice orattempt to practice optometry while his license is revoked, or suspended, orwhen a certificate of renewal of license has been refused; or shall practice orattempt to practice optometry by means or methods that the Board has determinedis beyond the scope of the person's educational training; or shall violate anyof the provisions of this Article for which no specific penalty has beenprovided; or shall practice, or attempt to practice, optometry in violation ofthe provisions of this Article; or shall practice optometry under any nameother than his own name, said person shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. Each day's violation of this Article shall constitute a separate offense. (1973, c. 800, s. 18; 1977, c. 482, s. 4; 1981, c.496, s. 10; 1993, c. 539, s. 628; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(c).)