07 NCAC 14C .0102          CRITERIA

Acquisition and disposition of animals by the zoo should follow the following criteria:

(1)           goals and objectives of the zoo;

(2)           physical capacity of existing zoo facilities;

(3)           responsibilities of the zoo as an agency of state government;

(4)           the zoo's special humane, social, educational, scientific, and conservation obligations as a member of the zoological community;

(5)           fiscal acquisition cost at "fair return" factors associated with each transaction; and

(6)           animal and public health considerations.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113‑264(a);

Eff. July 15, 1978;

Transferred w/change from T15.12E Eff. August 1, 1982;

Transferred from 15A NCAC 22C .0102 Eff. April 1, 2017.