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North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 74F. Locksmith Licensing Act § 74F-4. Definitions

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The following definitions apply in this Chapter:

(1) Apprentice.--A person who has been issued an apprenticeship designation by the Board.

(1a) Board.--The North Carolina Locksmith Licensing Board.

(2) Code book.--A compilation, in any form, of key codes and combinations.

(3) License.--A certificate issued by the Board recognizing the person named therein as having met the requirements to perform locksmith services as defined in this Chapter.

(4) Locksmith.--A person who has been issued a license by the Board.

(5) Locksmith services.--Services that include repairing, rebuilding, rekeying, repinning, servicing, adjusting, or installing locks, mechanical or electronic locking devices, access control devices, egress control devices, safes, vaults, and safe-deposit boxes for compensation or other consideration, including services performed by safe technicians.  The definition also includes any method of bypassing a locking mechanism of any kind, whether in a commercial, residential, or automotive setting, for compensation.

(6) Locksmith tools.--Any tools that are designed or used to open a mechanical or electrical locking device in a way other than that which was intended by the manufacturer.

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