§ 23-23 Insolvent debtor’s oath
§ 23-24 Persons imprisoned for nonpayment of costs in criminal cases
§ 23-25 Petition; before whom; notice; service
§ 23-26 Warrant issued for prisoner
§ 23-27 Proceeding on application
§ 23-28 Suggestion of fraud
§ 23-29 Persons taken in arrest and bail proceedings, or in execution
§ 23-30 When petition may be filed
§ 23-30.1 Provisional release
§ 23-31 Petition; contents; verification
§ 23-32 Notice; length of notice and to whom given
§ 23-33 Who may suggest fraud
§ 23-34 Where no suggestion of fraud, discharge granted
§ 23-35 Continuance granted for cause
§ 23-36 Where fraud in issue, discharge only after trial
§ 23-37 If fraud found, debtor imprisoned
§ 23-38 Effect of order of discharge

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 23 > Article 4

  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • 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.
  • Certificated registered public obligation: means a registered public obligation which is represented by an instrument. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-37
  • Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • Commission: means the Local Government Commission. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Issuer: means a public entity which issues an obligation. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • 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
  • oath: shall be construed to include "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in like cases the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Obligation: means an agreement of a public entity issuer to pay principal and any interest thereon, whether in the form of a contract to repay borrowed money, a lease, an installment purchase agreement or otherwise, and includes a share, participation, or other interest in any such agreement. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • Official or official body: means the officer or board that is empowered under the laws applicable to an issuer to provide for original issuance of an obligation of the issuer, by defining the obligation and its terms, conditions and other incidents, the successor or successors of any such official or official body, and such other person or group of persons as shall be assigned duties of such official or official body with respect to a registered public obligation under applicable law from time to time. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Public entity: means any entity, department, or agency which is empowered under the laws of this State, to issue obligations any interest with respect to which may, under any provision of law, be provided an exemption from the income tax referred to in the Code. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • Registered public obligation: means an obligation issued by a public entity pursuant to a system of registration. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • 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.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uncertificated registered public obligation: means a registered public obligation which is not represented by an instrument. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.