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

  • Authorized officer: means any individual required or permitted, alone or with others, by any provision of law or by the issuing public entity, to execute on behalf of the public entity a certificated registered public obligation or a writing relating to an uncertificated registered public obligation. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • Certificated registered public obligation: means a registered public obligation which is represented by an instrument. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • Code: means the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • Commission: means the Local Government Commission. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • Facsimile seal: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the seal of the issuer, official or official body. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • Facsimile signature: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the manual signature. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • Financial intermediary: means a bank, broker, clearing corporation or other person or the custodian for or nominee of any of them which in the ordinary course of its business maintains registered public obligation accounts for its customers, when so acting. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • 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 15A-941
  • 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
  • Issuer: means a public entity which issues an obligation. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • 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 15A-941
  • 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 15A-941
  • 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 23-30
  • Official actions: means the actions by statute, order, ordinance, resolution, contract, or other authorized means by which the issuer provides for issuance of a registered public obligation. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • 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 23-30
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941
  • 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 23-30
  • Registered public obligation: means an obligation issued by a public entity pursuant to a system of registration. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • 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 15A-941
  • 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
  • Uncertificated registered public obligation: means a registered public obligation which is not represented by an instrument. See North Carolina General Statutes 23-30
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 15A-941