§ 14-202.10 Definitions
§ 14-202.11 Restrictions as to adult establishments
§ 14-202.12 Violations; penalties
§ 14-202.13 Human trafficking public awareness sign

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 14 > Article 26A - Adult Establishments

  • Adult bookstore: means a bookstore:

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-202.10

  • Adult establishment: means an adult bookstore, adult motion picture theatre, adult mini motion picture theatre, or adult live entertainment business as defined in this section. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-202.10
  • Adult live entertainment: means any performance of or involving the actual presence of real people which exhibits specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas, as defined in this section. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-202.10
  • Adult mini motion picture theatre: means an enclosed building with viewing booths designed to hold patrons which is used for presenting motion pictures, a preponderance of which are distinguished or characterized by an emphasis on matter depicting, describing or relating to specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas as defined in this section, for observation by patrons therein. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-202.10
  • Adult motion picture theatre: means an enclosed building or premises used for presenting motion pictures, a preponderance of which are distinguished or characterized by an emphasis on matter depicting, describing, or relating to specified sexual activities or specified anatomical areas, as defined in this section, for observation by patrons therein. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-202.10
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: shall be construed to mean a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Presenting: means , as used herein, those actions taken by a cardholder or any person to introduce a financial transaction card into an automated banking device, including utilization of a personal identification code, or merely displaying or showing a financial transaction card to the issuer, or to any person or organization providing money, goods, services, or anything else of value, or any other entity with intent to defraud. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-113.8
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Receives: "Receives" or "receiving" means acquiring possession or control or accepting a financial transaction card as security for a loan. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-113.8
  • 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.
  • Sexually oriented devices: means without limitation any artificial or simulated specified anatomical area or other device or paraphernalia that is designed principally for specified sexual activities but shall not mean any contraceptive device. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-202.10
  • Specified anatomical areas: means :

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-202.10

  • Specified sexual activities: means :

    a. See North Carolina General Statutes 14-202.10

  • 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