(a)        An assumed business name certificate filed under this Article is effective upon filing and remains in effect until withdrawn under G.S. 66-71.8.

(b)        Compliance with this Article does not confer any exclusive rights to the use of an assumed business name in this State. ?(2016-100, s. 2; 2017-23, s. 1.)

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes 66-71.12

  • 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