§ 90-114 Optometry defined
§ 90-115 Practice without registration unlawful
§ 90-115.1 Acts not constituting the unlawful practice of optometry
§ 90-116 Board of Examiners in Optometry
§ 90-117 Officers; common seal
§ 90-117.1 Quorum; adjourned meetings
§ 90-117.2 Records and transcripts
§ 90-117.3 Annual and special meetings
§ 90-117.4 Judicial powers; additional data for records
§ 90-117.5 Bylaws and regulations
§ 90-118 Examination and licensing of applicants; qualifications; causes for refusal to grant license; void licenses; educational requirements for prescription and use of pharmaceutical agents
§ 90-118.1 Contents of original license
§ 90-118.2 Displaying license and current certificate of renewal
§ 90-118.3 Refusal to grant renewal of license
§ 90-118.4 Duplicate licenses
§ 90-118.5 Licensing practitioners of other states
§ 90-118.6 Certificate issued to optometrist moving out of State
§ 90-118.7 Licensing former optometrists who have moved back into State or resumed practice
§ 90-118.10 Annual renewal of licenses
§ 90-118.11 Unauthorized practice; penalty for violation of Article
§ 90-119 Persons in practice before passage of statute
§ 90-121.1 Board may enjoin illegal practices
§ 90-121.2 Rules and regulations; discipline, suspension, revocation and regrant of certificate
§ 90-121.3 Hearings
§ 90-121.4 Restoration of revoked license
§ 90-121.5 Confidentiality of investigative information; cooperation with law enforcement; self-reporting requirements
§ 90-121.6 Reporting and publication of judgments, awards, payments, and settlements
§ 90-122 Compensation and expenses of Board
§ 90-123 Fees
§ 90-123.1 Continuing education courses required
§ 90-124 Rules of Board; certain information to be made available
§ 90-125 Practicing under other than own name or as a salaried or commissioned employee
§ 90-127 Application of Article
§ 90-127.1 Free choice by patient guaranteed
§ 90-127.2 Filling prescriptions
§ 90-127.3 Copy of prescription furnished on request

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 90 > Article 6 - Optometry

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • seal: shall be construed to include an impression of such official seal, made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression made by means of a wafer or of wax affixed thereto. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3