§ 10B-100 Short title
§ 10B-101 Definitions
§ 10B-102 Scope of this Article
§ 10B-105 Qualifications
§ 10B-106 Registration with the Secretary of State
§ 10B-107 Course of instruction
§ 10B-108 Fees for registration
§ 10B-115 Types of electronic notarial acts
§ 10B-116 Prohibitions
§ 10B-117 Notarial components of electronic document
§ 10B-118 Maximum fees
§ 10B-125 Electronic signature, electronic seal
§ 10B-126 Security measures
§ 10B-127 Maintenance of electronic device
§ 10B-128 Disposition of records
§ 10B-135 Validity of notarial certificates
§ 10B-136 Form of evidence of authority of electronic notarial act
§ 10B-137 Certificate of authority for electronic notarial act
§ 10B-145 Restriction or revocation of registration
§ 10B-146 Wrongful manufacture, distribution, or possession of software or hardware

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 10B > Article 2 - Electronic Notary Act

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • 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.
  • Board: means the North Carolina Plant Conservation Board as provided in this Article. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Agriculture. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Cooperation: The Commissioner of Agriculture may enter into agreements with the United States Department of Agriculture that require State and federal cooperation in performing the duties imposed by this Article. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-185
  • 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.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Endangered species: means any species or higher taxon of plant whose continued existence as a viable component of the State's flora is determined to be in jeopardy by the Board; also, any species of plant determined to be an "endangered species" pursuant to the Endangered Species Act. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • Endangered Species Act: means the Endangered Species Act of 1973, Public Law 93-205 (87 Stat. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • 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.
  • Exotic species: means a species or higher taxon of plant not native or naturalized in North Carolina but appearing in the Federal Endangered and Threatened Species List or in the appendices to the International Treaty on Endangered and Threatened Species. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • farm products: means farm crops, horticultural crops, and animal products. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-185
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • 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
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • Plant: means any member of the plant kingdom, including seeds, roots and other parts or their propagules. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Protected plant: means a species or higher taxon of plant adopted by the Board to protect, conserve, and/or enhance the plant species and includes those the Board has designated as endangered, threatened, or of special concern. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Scientific committee: means the North Carolina Plant Conservation Scientific Committee. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • Scope: This Article gives the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services the authority to investigate marketing conditions for and establish and maintain standard grades, packages, and State brands for farm products. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-185
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Threatened species: means any resident species of plant which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range, or one that is designated as threatened by the Federal Fish and Wildlife Service. See North Carolina General Statutes 106-202.12
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3