§ 23-39 Superior or district court tries issue of fraud
§ 23-40 Insolvent released on giving bond
§ 23-41 Surety in bond may surrender principal
§ 23-42 Creditor liable for jail fees
§ 23-43 False swearing; penalty
§ 23-44 Powers of trustees hereunder
§ 23-45 Jail bounds

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 23 > Article 5

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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 159E-2
  • 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
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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 159E-2
  • Facsimile signature: means the reproduction by engraving, imprinting, stamping, or other means of the manual signature. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • 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 159E-2
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Issuer: means a public entity which issues an obligation. See North Carolina General Statutes 159E-2
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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
  • 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 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 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
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • 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
  • 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