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(a) Use of Identification Number by Another Prohibited. No eligible fisher shall authorize the use of his or her identification number on a net fished by another person. This responsibility shall not act to relieve another person of liability for any conduct charged.

(b) Fishing with Identification Number of Another Prohibited. No eligible Indian fisher may attend or fish a net that is not marked with his or her own identification number.

(c) Exceptions. Notwithstanding subsections (a) and (b) of this section, an eligible fisher may fish with the identification number of another, or authorize another eligible fisher to use his or her identification number, if:

(1) The eligible fisher whose identification number is on the net is within 500 feet of the net and has given his or her permission;

(2) The eligible fisher maintains an elders’ fishing permit and uses the identification number of that elder; or

(3) Such use is authorized by an adjustment.

(d) A person commits a level two offense if the person violates subsection (a) or (b) of this section and does not meet an exception under subsection (c) of this section. A violation of each subsection shall constitute a separate offense. [Ord. 44 § 1214, adopted, 7/23/2015.]