I WILL observe all laws whether National, State or Local.
I WILL aid Law Enforcement Officials whenever possible.
I WILL respect the rights and property of others.
I WILL NOT detect without the landowner’s permission.
I WILL NOT tamper with landowner signs, structural facilities or equipment.
I WILL leave land and vegetation as it was.
I WILL NOT destroy, damage or deface public or private property, historical or archaeological buildings or what is left of ghost towns or deserted structures.
I WILL leave gates and enclosures as found.
I WILL always conduct myself in a manner that is courteous with consideration for others. (All metal detectorists may be judged by the example I set.)
I WILL remove and properly dispose of all trash and litter that I uncover or find.
I WILL always cover my holes.