North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 86A Barbers

  • § 86A-1   Necessity for certificate of registration and shop or school permit
    No person or combination of persons shall, either directly or indirectly, practice or attempt to practice barbering in the State of North Carolina without first...
  • § 86A-2   What constitutes practice of barbering
    Any one or combination of the following practices constitutes the practice of barbering in the purview of this Chapter: (1) Shaving or trimming the beard,...
  • § 86A-3   Qualifications for certificate as a registered barber
    A certificate of registration as a registered barber shall be issued by the Board to any person who meets all of the following qualifications: (1)...
  • § 86A-4   State Board of Barber Examiners; appointment and qualifications; term of office; removal
    (a) The State Board of Barber Examiners is established to consist of five members appointed by the Governor. Four shall be licensed barbers; the other...
  • § 86A-5   Powers and duties of the Board
    (a) The Board has the following powers and duties: (1) To see that inspections of barbershops and schools are conducted to determine compliance with sanitary...
  • § 86A-6   Office; seal; officers and executive director; funds
    The Board shall maintain a suitable office in Raleigh, and shall adopt and use a common seal for the authentication of its orders and records....
  • § 86A-7   Salary and expenses; employees; audits; annual reports to the Governor
    (a) Each member of the Board of Barber Examiners shall be reimbursed for his actual expenses and shall receive compensation and travel allowance according to...
  • § 86A-8   Application for examinations; payment of fee
    Each applicant for an examination shall: (1) Make application to the Board on forms prepared and furnished by the Board, and the application shall contain...
  • § 86A-9   Board to conduct examinations not less than four times each year
    The Board shall conduct examinations of applicants for certificates of registration to practice as registered barbers and registered apprentices, not less than four times each...
  • § 86A-10   Issuance of certificates of registration
    Whenever the provisions of this Chapter have been complied with, the Board shall issue, or have issued, a certificate of registration as a registered barber...
  • § 86A-11   Temporary permits
    (a) The Board may grant a temporary permit to work to a graduate of a barber school in North Carolina provided application for examination has...
  • § 86A-12   Applicants licensed in other states
    (a) The Board shall issue, without examination, a license to applicants already licensed in another state provided the applicant presents evidence satisfactory to the Board...
  • § 86A-13   Barbershop and barber school permits
    (a) Any person, firm or corporation, before establishing or opening a barbershop or barber school not heretofore licensed by the State or the Board shall...
  • § 86A-14   Persons exempt from the provisions of this Chapter
    The following persons are exempt from the provisions of this Chapter while engaged in the proper discharge of their duties: (1) Persons authorized under the...
  • § 86A-15   Sanitary rules and regulations; inspections
    (a) Each barber and each owner or manager of a barbershop, barber school or college, or any other place where barber service is rendered, shall...
  • § 86A-16   Certificates to be displayed
    Every holder of a certificate of registration as a registered barber, registered apprentice, shop permit, school permit, instructor's certificate, or temporary permit issued pursuant to...
  • § 86A-17   Renewal or restoration of certificate
    (a) Registered barbers who continue in practice shall annually, on or before May 31 of each year, renew their certificates of registration and furnish such...
  • § 86A-18   Disqualifications for certificate
    The Board may either refuse to issue or to renew, or may suspend or revoke any certificate of registration or barbershop permit or barber school...
  • § 86A-19   Refusal, revocation or suspension of certificates or permits
    The Board may neither refuse to issue nor refuse to renew, or suspend or revoke any certificate of registration, barbershop permit, or barber school permit,...
  • § 86A-20   Misdemeanors
    Each of the following acts constitutes a Class 3 misdemeanor: (1) Violation of any of the provisions of G.S. 86A‑1; (2) Obtaining or attempting to...
  • § 86A-20.1   Enjoining illegal practices
    The Board, the Department of Health and Human Services, or any county or district health director may apply to the superior court for an injunction...
  • § 86A-21   Board to keep record of proceedings; data on registrants
    The Board shall keep a record of its proceedings relating to the issuance, refusal, renewal, suspension, and revocation of certificates of registration. This record shall...
  • § 86A-22   Licensing and regulating barber schools and colleges
    The North Carolina State Board of Barber Examiners may approve barber schools or colleges in the State, and may prescribe rules and regulations for their...
  • § 86A-23   Instructors
    (a) The Board shall issue an instructor's certificate to any currently registered barber who has passed an instructor's examination given by the Board. This examination...
  • § 86A-24   Apprenticeship
    (a) Before being issued an apprentice license, an applicant must pass an examination conducted by the Board to determine his competence, including his knowledge of...
  • § 86A-25   Fees collectible by Board
    The State Board of Barber Examiners shall charge fees not to exceed the following: Certificate of registration or renewal as a barber ............................................ $ 50.00...
  • § 86A-26   Barbering among members of same family
    This Chapter shall not prohibit a member of a family from practicing barbering on a member of his or her family. For purposes of this...
  • § 86A-27   Civil penalties; disciplinary costs
    (a) Authority to Assess Civil Penalties. The Board may assess a civil penalty not in excess of five hundred dollars ($500.00) per offense for the...