SEC. 73-5-21. Persons having practiced barbering in another state or country or in military service.
Any person possessed of the following qualifications shall, upon payment of the required fee, receive a certificate of registration as a registered barber:
(a) Is at least eighteen (18) years old;
(b) Is of good moral character and temperate habits; and
(c) Either has a license or certificate of registration as a practicing barber in another state or country that has substantially the same requirements for licensing or registration of barbers as are contained in this chapter, or can prove by sworn affidavits that he has lawfully practiced as a barber in another state or country for at least five (5) years immediately before making application in this state, or can show to the satisfaction of the board that he had held a rating in a branch of the military service for two (2) or more years that required him to perform the duties of a barber.
In addition to the above, the board may require the applicant to successfully demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the Barber Law of the State of Mississippi, as well as sufficient practical skill by requiring the applicant to take a practical examination approved by the board.
SOURCES: Codes, 1930, Sec. 3857; 1942, Sec. 8735; Laws, 1930, ch. 131; 1932, ch. 118; 1982, ch. 450, Sec. 6; reenacted, 1983, ch. 489, Sec. 11; reenacted, 1991, ch. 508, Sec. 12, eff from and after passage (approved April 4, 1991); 1997 Laws, Chapter 511, Sec 12, HB263; Laws, 2002, ch. 558, §12, SB 2326, eff from and after June 30, 2002.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2002.
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