(a) The jurisdiction of the Authority in any of the parks shall extend to all properties
owned by or under control of the Authority and shall also extend over the waters and
shores within the parks and over that part of all tributary streams flowing into the
parks in which the tide ebbs and flows, and shall extend to the outer edge of the
outer bar situated at the approach to the port of any park.
(b) All the provisions of Chapter 20 of the General Statutes relating to the use of the highways of the State and the operation of motor vehicles
thereon are hereby made applicable to the streets, alleys and driveways on the properties
owned by or under the control of the North Carolina Marine Industrial Park Authority. Any person violating any of the provisions of said Chapter in or on such streets,
alleys or driveways shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished as therein prescribed. Nothing herein contained shall be construed as in any way interfering with the ownership
and control of such streets, alleys and driveways on the properties of said Authority
as is now vested by law in the said Authority.
(c) The Authority shall post copies of rules concerning traffic and parking at appropriate
places on property of the Authority. Violation of a rule concerning traffic or parking on property of the Authority is
a Class 3 misdemeanor.
(d) The Secretary of Commerce is authorized to appoint such number of employees of
the Authority as he may think proper as special policemen, who, when so appointed,
shall have within the jurisdiction of the Authority all the powers of policemen of
incorporated towns. Special policemen may arrest persons who violate State law or a rule adopted by
the Authority. Employees appointed as such special policemen shall take the general oath of office
prescribed by G.S. 11-11.
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Response sent, thank you
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.