162-32 Bond of prisoner committed on capias in civil action
162-33 Prisoner may furnish necessaries
162-34 United States prisoners
162-35 Arrest of escaped persons from penal institutions
162-36 Transfer of prisoners to succeeding sheriff
162-38 Where jail unfit or insecure, courts may commit to jail of adjoining county
162-39 Transfer of prisoners when necessary for safety and security; application of section to municipalities
162-40 When jail destroyed, transfer of prisoners provided for
162-40.1 Reimbursement for transfer of prisoners
162-50 Penalties
162-55 Injury to prisoner by jailer
162-56 Place of confinement
162-57 Record to be kept; items of record
162-58 Counties may work prisoners
162-59 Person having custody to approve prisoners for work
162-59.1 Person having custody to approve prisoners for participation in education and other programs
162-60 Reduction in sentence allowed for work, education, and other programs
162-61 Liability of county
162-62 Legal status of prisoners

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 162 > Article 4

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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 15A-941
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • 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 15A-941
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941