North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 14 Criminal Law

Article 1 - Felonies and Misdemeanors.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-1.   Felonies and misdemeanors defined
    A felony is a crime which: (1) Was a felony at common law; (2) Is or may be punishable by death; (3) Is or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-1.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 538, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-2.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 538, s. 2.1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-2.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 538, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-2.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 2003-0378, s. 1, effective August 1, 2003
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-2.3.   Forfeiture of gain acquired through criminal activity
    (a) Except as is otherwise provided in Article 3 of Chapter 31A, in the case of any violation of Article 13A of Chapter 14,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-2.4.   Punishment for conspiracy to commit a felony
    (a) Unless a different classification is expressly stated, a person who is convicted of a conspiracy to commit a felony is guilty of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-2.5.   Punishment for attempt to commit a felony or misdemeanor
    Unless a different classification is expressly stated, an attempt to commit a misdemeanor or a felony is punishable under the next lower classification as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-2.6.   Punishment for solicitation to commit a felony or misdemeanor
    (a) Unless a different classification is expressly stated, a person who solicits another person to commit a felony is guilty of a felony that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-3.   Punishment of misdemeanors, infamous offenses, offenses committed in secrecy and malice, or with deceit and intent to defraud, or with ethnic animosity
    (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), every person who shall be convicted of any misdemeanor for which no specific classification and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-3.1.   Infraction defined; sanctions
    (a) An infraction is a noncriminal violation of law not punishable by imprisonment. Unless otherwise provided by law, the sanction for a person found...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-4.   Violation of local ordinances misdemeanor
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), if any person shall violate an ordinance of a county, city, town, or metropolitan sewerage district created...

Article 2 - Principals and Accessories.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-5 through 14-5.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 686, s. 2, effective July 1, 1981
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-5.2.   Accessory before fact punishable as principal felon
    All distinctions between accessories before the fact and principals to the commission of a felony are abolished. Every person who heretofore would have been...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-6.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 686, s. 2, effective July 1, 1981
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.   Accessories after the fact; trial and punishment
    If any person shall become an accessory after the fact to any felony, whether the same be a felony at common law or by...

Article 2A - Habitual Felons.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.1.   Persons defined as habitual felons
    Any person who has been convicted of or pled guilty to three felony offenses in any federal court or state court in the United...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.2.   Punishment
    When any person is charged by indictment with the commission of a felony under the laws of the State of North Carolina and is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.3.   Charge of habitual felon
    The district attorney, in his or her discretion, may charge a person as an habitual felon pursuant to this Article. An indictment which charges...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.4.   Evidence of prior convictions of felony offenses
    In all cases where a person is charged under the provisions of this Article with being an habitual felon, the record or records of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.5.   Verdict and judgment
    When an indictment charges an habitual felon with a felony as above provided and an indictment also charges that said person is an habitual...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.6.   Sentencing of habitual felons
    When an habitual felon as defined in this Article commits any felony under the laws of the State of North Carolina, the felon must,...

Article 2B - Violent Habitual Felons.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.7.   Persons defined as violent habitual felons
    (a) Any person who has been convicted of two violent felonies in any federal court, in a court of this or any other state...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.8.   Punishment
    When a person is charged by indictment with the commission of a violent felony and is also charged with being a violent habitual felon...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.9.   Charge of violent habitual felon
    An indictment that charges a person who is a violent habitual felon within the meaning of G.S. 14-7.7 with the commission of any violent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.10.   Evidence of prior convictions of violent felonies
    In all cases where a person is charged under this Article with being a violent habitual felon, the records of prior convictions of violent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.11.   Verdict and judgment
    When an indictment charges a violent habitual felon with a violent felony as provided in this Article and an indictment also charges that the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.12.   Sentencing of violent habitual felons
    A person who is convicted of a violent felony and of being a violent habitual felon must, upon conviction (except where the death penalty...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.13.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.14.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.15.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.16.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.17.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.18.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.19.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 2C - Continuing Criminal Enterprise.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.20.   Continuing criminal enterprise
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (a1) of this section, any person who engages in a continuing criminal enterprise shall be punished as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.21.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.22.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.23.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.24.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 2D - Habitual Breaking and Entering Status Offense.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.25.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) "Breaking and entering." - The term means any of the following felony offenses: a. First degree...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.26.   Habitual breaking and entering status offender
    Any person who has been convicted of or pled guilty to one or more prior felony offenses of breaking and entering in any federal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.27.   Punishment
    When any person is charged with a felony offense of breaking and entering and is also charged with being a status offender as defined...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.28.   Charge of habitual breaking and entering status offender
    (a) The district attorney, in his or her discretion, may charge a person with the status offense of habitual breaking and entering pursuant to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.29.   Evidence of prior convictions of breaking and entering
    In all cases in which a person is charged under the provisions of this Article with being a status offender, the record of prior...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.30.   Verdict and judgment
    (a) When an indictment charges a person with a felony offense of breaking and entering as provided by this Article and an indictment also...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.31.   Sentencing of status offenders
    (a) When a status offender as defined in this Article commits a felony offense of breaking and entering under the laws of the State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.32.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.33.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.34.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 2E - Armed Habitual Felon.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.35.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) "Convicted." - The person has been adjudged guilty of or has entered a plea of guilty...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.36.   Armed habitual felon
    Any person who has been convicted of or pled guilty to one or more prior firearm-related felony offenses in any federal court or state...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.37.   Punishment
    When any person is charged with a firearm-related felony and is also charged with being a status offender, the person must, upon conviction, be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.38.   Charge of status offense as an armed habitual felon
    (a) The district attorney, in the district attorney's discretion, may charge a person as a status offender pursuant to this Article. To sustain a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.39.   Evidence of prior convictions of firearm-related felonies
    In all cases in which a person is charged under the provisions of this Article with being a status offender, the record of prior...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.40.   Verdict and judgment
    (a) When an indictment charges a person with a firearm-related felony as provided by this Article and an indictment also charges that the person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-7.41.   Sentencing of armed habitual felon
    (a) A person who is convicted of a firearm-related felony and is also convicted of the status offense must, upon conviction or plea of...

Article 3 - Rebellion.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-8.   Rebellion against the State
    If any person shall incite, set on foot, assist or engage in a rebellion or insurrection against the authority of the State of North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-9.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 71(1)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-10.   Secret political and military organizations forbidden
    If any person, for the purpose of compassing or furthering any political object, or aiding the success of any political party or organization, or...

Article 3A - Terrorism.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-10.1.   Terrorism
    (a) As used in this section, the term "act of violence" means a violation of G.S. 14-17; a felony punishable pursuant to G.S. 14-18;...

Article 4 - Subversive Activities.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-11.   Activities aimed at overthrow of government; use of public buildings
    It shall be unlawful for any person, by word of mouth or writing, willfully and deliberately to advocate, advise or teach a doctrine that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.   Punishment for violations
    Any person or persons violating any of the provisions of this Article shall, for the first offense, be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.1.   Certain subversive activities made unlawful
    It shall be unlawful for any person to: (1) By word of mouth or writing advocate, advise or teach the duty, necessity or propriety...

Article 4A - Prohibited Secret Societies and Activities.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.2.   Definitions
    The terms used in this Article are defined as follows: (1) The term "secret society" shall mean any two or more persons organized, associated...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.3.   Certain secret societies prohibited
    It shall be unlawful for any person to join, unite himself with, become a member of, apply for membership in, form, organize, solicit members...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.4.   Use of signs, grips, passwords or disguises or taking or administering oath for illegal purposes
    It shall be unlawful for any person to use, agree to use, or to encourage, aid or assist in the using of any signs,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.5.   Permitting, etc., meetings or demonstrations of prohibited secret societies
    It shall be unlawful for any person to permit or agree to permit any members of a secret political society or a secret military...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.6.   Meeting places and meetings of secret societies regulated
    Every secret society which has been or is now being formed and organized within the State, and which has members within the State shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.7.   Wearing of masks, hoods, etc., on public ways
    No person or persons at least 16 years of age shall, while wearing any mask, hood or device whereby the person, face or voice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.8.   Wearing of masks, hoods, etc., on public property
    No person or persons shall in this State, while wearing any mask, hood or device whereby the person, face or voice is disguised so...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.9.   Entry, etc., upon premises of another while wearing mask, hood or other disguise
    No person or persons at least 16 years of age shall, while wearing a mask, hood or device whereby the person, face or voice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.10.   Holding meetings or demonstrations while wearing masks, hoods, etc
    No person or persons at least 16 years of age shall while wearing a mask, hood or device whereby the person, face or voice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.11.   Exemptions from provisions of Article
    The following are exempted from the provisions of G.S. 14-12.7, 14-12.8, 14-12.9, 14-12.10 and 14-12.14: (1) Any person or persons wearing traditional holiday costumes...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.12.   Placing burning or flaming cross on property of another or on public street or highway or on any public place
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to place or cause to be placed on the property of another in this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.13.   Placing exhibit with intention of intimidating, etc., another
    It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to place or cause to be placed anywhere in this State any exhibit of any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.14.   Placing exhibit while wearing mask, hood, or other disguise
    It shall be unlawful for any person or persons, while wearing a mask, hood or device whereby the person, face or voice is disguised...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-12.15.   Punishment for violation of Article
    All persons violating any of the provisions of this Article, except for G.S. 14-12.12(b), 14-12.13, and 14-12.14, shall be guilty of a Class 1...

Article 5 - Counterferfeiting and Issuing Monetary Substitutes.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-13.   Counterfeiting coin and uttering coin that is counterfeit
    If any person shall falsely make, forge or counterfeit, or cause or procure to be falsely made, forged or counterfeited, or willingly aid or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-14.   Possessing tools for counterfeiting
    If any person shall have in his possession any instrument for the purpose of making any counterfeit similitude or likeness of any coin made...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-15.   Issuing substitutes for money without authority
    If any person or corporation, unless the same be expressly allowed by law, shall issue any bill, due bill, order, ticket, certificate of deposit,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.   Receiving or passing unauthorized substitutes for money
    If any person or corporation shall pass or receive, as the representative of, or as the substitute for, money, any bill, check, certificate, promissory...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.1.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.2.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.3.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.4.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.5.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 5A - Endangering Executive and Legislative, and Court Officers.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.6.   Assault on executive, legislative, or court officer
    (a) Any person who assaults any legislative officer, executive officer, or court officer, or any person who makes a violent attack upon the residence,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.7.   Threats against executive, legislative, or court officers
    (a) Any person who knowingly and willfully makes any threat to inflict serious bodily injury upon or to kill any legislative officer, executive officer,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.8.   No requirement of receipt of the threat
    In prosecutions under G.S. 14-16.7 of this Article it shall not be necessary to prove that any legislative officer, executive officer, or court officer...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.9.   Officers-elect to be covered
    Any person who has been elected to any office covered by this Article but has not yet taken the oath of office shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-16.10.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Court officer. - Magistrate, clerk of superior court, acting clerk, assistant or deputy clerk, judge, or...

Article 6 - Homicide.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-17.   Murder in the first and second degree defined; punishment
    (a) A murder which shall be perpetrated by means of a nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon of mass destruction as defined in G.S. 14-288.21,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-17.1.   Crime of suicide abolished
    The common-law crime of suicide is hereby abolished as an offense. (1973, c. 1205.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-18.   Punishment for manslaughter
    Voluntary manslaughter shall be punishable as a Class D felony, and involuntary manslaughter shall be punishable as a Class F felony. (4 Hen. VII,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-18.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Extra Session, c. 14, s. 73
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-18.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-60, s. 3, effective December 1, 2011, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-19.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 760, s. 5, effective July 1, 1981
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-20.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 29(1)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-21 through 14-23.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 682, s. 7, effective January 1, 1980

Article 6A - Unborn Victims.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-23.1.   Definition
    As used in this Article only, "unborn child" means a member of the species homo sapiens, at any stage of development, who is carried...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-23.2.   Murder of an unborn child; penalty
    (a) A person who unlawfully causes the death of an unborn child is guilty of the separate offense of murder of an unborn child...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-23.3.   Voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child; penalty
    (a) A person is guilty of the separate offense of voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child if the person unlawfully causes the death of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-23.4.   Involuntary manslaughter of an unborn child; penalty
    (a) A person is guilty of the separate offense of involuntary manslaughter of an unborn child if the person unlawfully causes the death of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-23.5.   Assault inflicting serious bodily injury on an unborn child; penalty
    (a) A person is guilty of the separate offense of assault inflicting serious bodily injury on an unborn child if the person commits a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-23.6.   Battery on an unborn child
    (a) A person is guilty of the separate offense of battery on an unborn child if the person commits a battery on a pregnant...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-23.7.   Exceptions
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to permit the prosecution under this Article of any of the following: (1) Acts which cause the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-23.8.   Knowledge not required
    Except for an offense under G.S. 14-23.2(a)(1), an offense under this Article does not require proof of either of the following: (1) The person...

Article 7 - Rape and Kindred Offenses.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-24 through 14-25.   Repealed by Session Laws, 1975, c. 402
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-26 through 14-27.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 682, s. 7, effective January 1, 1980

Article 7A - Rape and Other Sex Offenses.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.1.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context requires otherwise: (1) "Mentally disabled" means (i) a victim who suffers from mental retardation, or (ii)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.2.   First-degree rape
    (a) A person is guilty of rape in the first degree if the person engages in vaginal intercourse: (1) With a victim who is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.2A.   Rape of a child; adult offender
    (a) A person is guilty of rape of a child if the person is at least 18 years of age and engages in vaginal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.3.   Second-degree rape
    (a) A person is guilty of rape in the second degree if the person engages in vaginal intercourse with another person: (1) By force...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.4.   First-degree sexual offense
    (a) A person is guilty of a sexual offense in the first degree if the person engages in a sexual act: (1) With a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.4A.   Sexual offense with a child; adult offender
    (a) A person is guilty of sexual offense with a child if the person is at least 18 years of age and engages in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.5.   Second-degree sexual offense
    (a) A person is guilty of a sexual offense in the second degree if the person engages in a sexual act with another person:...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.5A.   Sexual battery
    (a) A person is guilty of sexual battery if the person, for the purpose of sexual arousal, sexual gratification, or sexual abuse, engages in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.6.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 71(3)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.7.   Intercourse and sexual offenses with certain victims; consent no defense
    (a) If a defendant who has assumed the position of a parent in the home of a minor victim engages in vaginal intercourse or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.7A.   Statutory rape or sexual offense of person who is 13, 14, or 15 years old
    (a) A defendant is guilty of a Class B1 felony if the defendant engages in vaginal intercourse or a sexual act with another person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.8.   No defense that victim is spouse of person committing act
    A person may be prosecuted under this Article whether or not the victim is the person's legal spouse at the time of the commission...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.9.   No presumption as to incapacity
    In prosecutions under this Article, there shall be no presumption that any person under the age of 14 years is physically incapable of committing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-27.10.   Evidence required in prosecutions under this Article
    It shall not be necessary upon the trial of any indictment for an offense under this Article where the sex act alleged is vaginal...

Article 8 - Assaults.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-28.   Malicious castration
    If any person, of malice aforethought, shall unlawfully castrate any other person, or cut off, maim or disfigure any of the privy members of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-29.   Castration or other maiming without malice aforethought
    If any person shall, on purpose and unlawfully, but without malice aforethought, cut, or slit the nose, bite or cut off the nose, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-30.   Malicious maiming
    If any person shall, of malice aforethought, unlawfully cut out or disable the tongue or put out an eye of any other person, with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-30.1.   Malicious throwing of corrosive acid or alkali
    If any person shall, of malice aforethought, knowingly and willfully throw or cause to be thrown upon another person any corrosive acid or alkali...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-31.   Maliciously assaulting in a secret manner
    If any person shall in a secret manner maliciously commit an assault and battery with any deadly weapon upon another by waylaying or otherwise,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-32.   Felonious assault with deadly weapon with intent to kill or inflicting serious injury; punishments
    (a) Any person who assaults another person with a deadly weapon with intent to kill and inflicts serious injury shall be punished as a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-32.1.   Assaults on handicapped persons; punishments
    (a) For purposes of this section, a "handicapped person" is a person who has: (1) A physical or mental disability, such as decreased use...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-32.2.   Patient abuse and neglect; punishments
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to physically abuse a patient of a health care facility or a resident of a residential...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-32.3.   Domestic abuse, neglect, and exploitation of disabled or elder adults
    (a) Abuse. - A person is guilty of abuse if that person is a caretaker of a disabled or elder adult who is residing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-32.4.   Assault inflicting serious bodily injury; strangulation; penalties
    (a) Unless the conduct is covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, any person who assaults another person and inflicts serious...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-33.   Misdemeanor assaults, batteries, and affrays, simple and aggravated; punishments
    (a) Any person who commits a simple assault or a simple assault and battery or participates in a simple affray is guilty of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-33.1.   Evidence of former threats upon plea of self-defense
    In any case of assault, assault and battery, or affray in which the plea of the defendant is self-defense, evidence of former threats against...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-33.2.   Habitual misdemeanor assault
    A person commits the offense of habitual misdemeanor assault if that person violates any of the provisions of G.S. 14-33 and causes physical injury,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.   Assaulting by pointing gun
    If any person shall point any gun or pistol at any person, either in fun or otherwise, whether such gun or pistol be loaded...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.1.   Discharging certain barreled weapons or a firearm into occupied property
    (a) Any person who willfully or wantonly discharges or attempts to discharge any firearm or barreled weapon capable of discharging shot, bullets, pellets, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.2.   Assault with a firearm or other deadly weapon upon governmental officers or employees, company police officers, or campus police officers
    Unless a person's conduct is covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, any person who commits an assault with a firearm...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.3.   Manufacture, sale, purchase, or possession of teflon-coated types of bullets prohibited
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to import, manufacture, possess, store, transport, sell, offer to sell, purchase, offer to purchase, deliver or give...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.4.   Adulterated or misbranded food, drugs, or cosmetics; intent to cause serious injury or death; intent to extort
    (a) Any person who with the intent to cause serious injury or death manufactures, sells, delivers, offers, or holds for sale, any food, drug,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.5.   Assault with a firearm on a law enforcement, probation, or parole officer or on a person employed at a State or local detention facility
    (a) Any person who commits an assault with a firearm upon a law enforcement officer, probation officer, or parole officer while the officer is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.6.   Assault or affray on a firefighter, an emergency medical technician, medical responder, and emergency department personnel
    (a) A person is guilty of a Class I felony if the person commits an assault or affray causing physical injury on any of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.7.   Assault inflicting serious injury on a law enforcement, probation, or parole officer or on a person employed at a State or local detention facility; penalty
    (a) Unless covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, a person is guilty of a Class F felony if the person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.8.   Criminal use of laser device
    (a) For purposes of this section, the term "laser" means light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. (b) It is unlawful intentionally to point...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.9.   Discharging a firearm from within an enclosure
    Unless covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, any person who willfully or wantonly discharges or attempts to discharge a firearm,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-34.10.   Discharge firearm within enclosure to incite fear
    Unless covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, any person who willfully or wantonly discharges or attempts to discharge a firearm...

Article 9 - Hazing.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-35.   Hazing; definition and punishment
    It is unlawful for any student in attendance at any university, college, or school in this State to engage in hazing, or to aid...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-36.   Repealed by Session Laws 2003-299, 2, effective December 1, 2003, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-37.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 7, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-38.   Witnesses in hazing trials; no indictment to be founded on self-criminating testimony
    In all trials for the offense of hazing any student or other person subpoenaed as a witness in behalf of the State shall be...

Article 10 - Kidnapping and Abduction.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-39.   Kidnapping
    (a) Any person who shall unlawfully confine, restrain, or remove from one place to another, any other person 16 years of age or over...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-40.   Enticing minors out of the State for the purpose of employment
    If any person shall employ and carry beyond the limits of this State any minor, or shall induce any minor to go beyond the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-41.   Abduction of children
    (a) Any person who, without legal justification or defense, abducts or induces any minor child who is at least four years younger than the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-42.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 539, s. 1358.2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 29(2)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.1.   Unlawful arrest by officers from other states
    A law-enforcement officer of a state other than North Carolina who, knowing that he is in the State of North Carolina and purporting to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 2006-247, s. 20(a), effective December 1, 2006, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.3.   Felonious restraint
    A person commits the offense of felonious restraint if he unlawfully restrains another person without that person's consent, or the consent of the person's...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.4.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.5.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.6.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.7.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.8.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.9.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 10A - Human Trafficking.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.10.   Definitions
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Coercion. - The term includes all of the following: a. Causing or threatening...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.11.   Human trafficking
    (a) A person commits the offense of human trafficking when that person (i) knowingly or in reckless disregard of the consequences of the action...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.12.   Involuntary servitude
    (a) A person commits the offense of involuntary servitude when that person knowingly and willfully or in reckless disregard of the consequences of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.13.   Sexual servitude
    (a) A person commits the offense of sexual servitude when that person knowingly or in reckless disregard of the consequences of the action subjects...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.14.   Unlawful sale, surrender, or purchase of a minor
    (a) A person commits the offense of unlawful sale, surrender, or purchase of a minor when that person, acting with willful or reckless disregard...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.15.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.16.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.17.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.18.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.19.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-43.20.   Mandatory restitution; victim services; forfeiture
    (a) Definition. - For purposes of this section, a "victim" is a person subjected to the practices set forth in G.S. 14-43.11, 14-43.12, or...

Article 11 - Abortion and Kindred Offenses.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-44.   Using drugs or instruments to destroy unborn child
    If any person shall willfully administer to any woman, either pregnant or quick with child, or prescribe for any such woman, or advise or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-45.   Using drugs or instruments to produce miscarriage or injure pregnant woman
    If any person shall administer to any pregnant woman, or prescribe for any such woman, or advise and procure such woman to take any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-45.1.   When abortion not unlawful
    (a) Notwithstanding any of the provisions of G.S. 14-44 and 14-45, it shall not be unlawful, during the first 20 weeks of a woman's...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-46.   Concealing birth of child
    If any person shall, by secretly burying or otherwise disposing of the dead body of a newborn child, endeavor to conceal the birth of...

Article 12 - Libel and Slander.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-47.   Communicating libelous matter to newspapers
    If any person shall state, deliver or transmit by any means whatever, to the manager, editor, publisher or reporter of any newspaper or periodical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-48.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 402

Article 13 - Malicious Injury or Damage by Use of Explosive or Incendiary Device or Material.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-49.   Malicious use of explosive or incendiary; punishment
    (a) Any person who willfully and maliciously injures another by the use of any explosive or incendiary device or material is guilty of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-49.1.   Malicious damage of occupied property by use of explosive or incendiary; punishment
    Any person who willfully and maliciously damages any real or personal property of any kind or nature, being at the time occupied by another,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 71(4)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.1.   Explosive or incendiary device or material defined
    As used in this Article, "explosive or incendiary device or material" means nitroglycerine, dynamite, gunpowder, other high explosive, incendiary bomb or grenade, other destructive...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.2.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.3.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.4.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.5.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.6.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.7.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.8.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.9.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.10.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.11.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.12.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.13.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.14.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 13A - North Carolina Street Gang Suppression Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.15.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "North Carolina Street Gang Suppression Act." (2008-214, s. 3.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.16.   Pattern of criminal street gang activity
    (a) It is unlawful for any person employed by or associated with a criminal street gang to do either of the following: (1) To...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.17.   Soliciting; encouraging participation
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to cause, encourage, solicit, or coerce a person 16 years of age or older to participate in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.18.   Soliciting; encouraging participation; minor
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to cause, encourage, solicit, or coerce a person under 16 years of age to participate in criminal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.19.   Threats to deter from gang withdrawal
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to communicate a threat of injury to a person, or to damage the property of another, with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.20.   Threats of punishment or retaliation
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to communicate a threat of injury to a person, or to damage the property of another, as...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.21.   Separate offense
    Any offense committed in violation of G.S. 14-50.16 through G.S. 14-50.20 shall be considered a separate offense. (2008-214, s. 3.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.22.   Enhanced offense for criminal gang activity
    A person age 15 or older who is convicted of a misdemeanor offense that is committed for the benefit of, at the direction of,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.23.   Contraband, seizure, and forfeiture
    (a) All property of every kind used or intended for use in the course of, derived from, or realized through criminal street gang activity...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.24.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-28, s. 2, effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.25.   Reports of disposition; criminal street gang activity
    When a defendant is found guilty of a criminal offense, other than an offense under G.S. 14-50.16 through G.S. 14-50.20, the presiding judge shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.26.   Matters proved in criminal trial court
    A conviction of an offense defined as criminal gang activity shall preclude the defendant from contesting any factual matters determined in the criminal proceeding...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.27.   Local ordinances not preempted by State law
    Nothing in this Article shall prevent a local governing body from adopting and enforcing ordinances relating to gangs and gang violence that are consistent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.27A.   Dissemination of criminal intelligence information
    A law enforcement agency may disseminate an assessment of criminal intelligence information to the principal of a school when necessary to avoid imminent danger...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.28.   Applicability to juveniles under the age of 16
    Except as provided in G.S. 14-50.22, 14-50.29, and 14-50.30, the provisions of this Article shall not apply to juveniles under the age of 16....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.29.   Conditional discharge for first offenders under the age of 18
    (a) Whenever any person who has not previously been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor other than a traffic violation under the laws of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.30.   Expunction of records
    Any person who has not previously been convicted of any felony or misdemeanor other than a traffic violation under the laws of the United...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.31.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.32.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.33.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.34.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.35.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.36.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.37.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.38.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.39.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.40.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 13B - North Carolina Street Gang Nuisance Abatement Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.41.   Short title
    This Article shall be known and may be cited as the "North Carolina Street Gang Nuisance Abatement Act." (2012-28, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.42.   Real property used by criminal street gangs declared a public nuisance: abatement
    (a) Public Nuisance. - Any real property that is erected, established, maintained, owned, leased, or used by any criminal street gang for the purpose...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.43.   Street gangs declared a public nuisance
    (a) A street gang, as defined in G.S. 14-50.16(b), that regularly engages in criminal street gang activities, as defined in G.S. 14-50.16(c), constitutes a...

Article 14 - Burglary and Other Housebreakings.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-51.   First and second degree burglary
    There shall be two degrees in the crime of burglary as defined at the common law. If the crime be committed in a dwelling...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-51.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-268, s. 2, effective December 1, 2011
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-51.2.   Home, workplace, and motor vehicle protection; presumption of fear of death or serious bodily harm
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Home. - A building or conveyance of any kind, to include its curtilage, whether the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-51.3.   Use of force in defense of person; relief from criminal or civil liability
    (a) A person is justified in using force, except deadly force, against another when and to the extent that the person reasonably believes that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-51.4.   Justification for defensive force not available
    The justification described in G.S. 14-51.2 and G.S. 14-51.3 is not available to a person who used defensive force and who: (1) Was attempting...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-52.   Punishment for burglary
    Burglary in the first degree shall be punishable as a Class D felony, and burglary in the second degree shall be punishable as a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-53.   Breaking out of dwelling house burglary
    If any person shall enter the dwelling house of another with intent to commit any felony or larceny therein, or being in such dwelling...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-54.   Breaking or entering buildings generally
    (a) Any person who breaks or enters any building with intent to commit any felony or larceny therein shall be punished as a Class...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-54.1.   Breaking or entering a building that is a place of religious worship
    (a) Any person who wrongfully breaks or enters any building that is a place of religious worship with intent to commit any felony or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-55.   Preparation to commit burglary or other housebreakings
    If any person shall be found armed with any dangerous or offensive weapon, with the intent to break or enter a dwelling, or other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-56.   Breaking or entering into or breaking out of railroad cars, motor vehicles, trailers, aircraft, boats, or other watercraft
    If any person, with intent to commit any felony or larceny therein, breaks or enters any railroad car, motor vehicle, trailer, aircraft, boat, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-56.1.   Breaking into or forcibly opening coin- or currency-operated machines
    Any person who forcibly breaks into, or by the unauthorized use of a key or other instrument opens, any coin-or currency-operated machine with intent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-56.2.   Damaging or destroying coin- or currency-operated machines
    Any person who shall willfully and maliciously damage or destroy any coin-or currency-operated machine shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. The term...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-56.3.   Breaking into paper currency machines
    Any person, who with intent to steal any moneys therein forcibly breaks into any vending or dispensing machine or device which is operated or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-56.4.   Preparation to commit breaking or entering into motor vehicles
    (a) For purposes of this section: (1) "Manipulative key" means a key, device or instrument, other than a key that is designed to operate...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-57.   Burglary with explosives
    Any person who, with intent to commit any felony or larceny therein, breaks and enters, either by day or by night, any building, whether...

Article 15 - Arson and Other Burnings.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-58.   Punishment for arson
    There shall be two degrees of arson as defined at the common law. If the dwelling burned was occupied at the time of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-58.2.   Burning of mobile home, manufactured-type house or recreational trailer home
    If any person shall willfully and maliciously burn any mobile home or manufactured-type house or recreational trailer home which is the dwelling house of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-59.   Burning of certain public buildings
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-60.   Burning of schoolhouses or buildings of educational institutions
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-61.   Burning of certain bridges and buildings
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned, or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-62.   Burning of certain buildings
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned, or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-62.1.   Burning of building or structure in process of construction
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned, or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-62.2.   Burning of churches and certain other religious buildings
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned, or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-63.   Burning of boats and barges
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-64.   Burning of ginhouses and tobacco houses
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned, or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-65.   Fraudulently setting fire to dwelling houses
    If any person, being the occupant of any building used as a dwelling house, whether such person be the owner thereof or not, or,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-66.   Burning of personal property
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn, or cause to be burned, or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-67.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 539, s. 1358.2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-67.1.   Burning other buildings
    If any person shall wantonly and willfully set fire to or burn or cause to be burned or aid, counsel or procure the burning...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-68.   Failure of owner of property to comply with orders of public authorities
    If the owner or occupant of any building or premises shall fail to comply with the duly authorized orders of the chief of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-69.   Failure of officers to investigate incendiary fires
    If any town or city officer shall fail, neglect or refuse to comply with any of the requirements of the law in regard to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-69.1.   Making a false report concerning destructive device
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, any person who, by any means of communication to any person or group of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-69.2.   Perpetrating hoax by use of false bomb or other device
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, any person who, with intent to perpetrate a hoax, conceals, places, or displays any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-69.3.   Arson or other unlawful burning that results in serious injury to a firefighter or emergency medical technician
    A person is guilty of a Class E felony if the person commits a felony under Article 15 of Chapter 14 of the General...

Article 16 - Larceny.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-70.   Distinctions between grand and petit larceny abolished; punishment; accessories to larceny
    All distinctions between petit and grand larceny are abolished. Unless otherwise provided by statute, larceny is a Class H felony and is subject to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-71.   Receiving stolen goods; receiving or possessing goods represented as stolen
    (a) If any person shall receive any chattel, property, money, valuable security or other thing whatsoever, the stealing or taking whereof amounts to larceny...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-71.1.   Possessing stolen goods
    If any person shall possess any chattel, property, money, valuable security or other thing whatsoever, the stealing or taking whereof amounts to larceny or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.   Larceny of property; receiving stolen goods or possessing stolen goods
    (a) Larceny of goods of the value of more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) is a Class H felony. The receiving or possessing of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.1.   Concealment of merchandise in mercantile establishments
    (a) Whoever, without authority, willfully conceals the goods or merchandise of any store, not theretofore purchased by such person, while still upon the premises...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.2.   Unauthorized use of a motor-propelled conveyance
    (a) A person is guilty of an offense under this section if, without the express or implied consent of the owner or person in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.3.   Removal of shopping cart from shopping premises
    (a) As used in this section: (1) "Shopping cart" means the type of push cart commonly provided by grocery stores, drugstores, and other retail...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.4.   Unauthorized taking or sale of labeled dairy milk cases or milk crates bearing the name or label of owner
    (a) A person is guilty of the unauthorized taking or sale of a dairy milk case or milk crate on or after January 1,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.5.   Larceny of motor fuel
    (a) If any person shall take and carry away motor fuel valued at less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) from an establishment where motor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.6.   Felonious larceny, possession, or receiving of stolen goods from a permitted construction site
    (a) A person is guilty of a Class I felony if he commits any of the following offenses, where the goods are valued in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.7.   Chop shop activity
    (a) A person is guilty of a Class G felony if that person engages in any of the following activities, without regard to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.8.   Felony larceny of motor vehicle parts
    Unless the conduct is covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, larceny of a motor vehicle part is a Class I...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.9.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.10.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-72.11.   Larceny from a merchant
    A person is guilty of a Class H felony if the person commits larceny against a merchant under any of the following circumstances: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-73.   Jurisdiction of the superior courts in cases of larceny and receiving stolen goods
    The superior courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction of the trial of all cases of the larceny of property, or the receiving of stolen goods...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-73.1.   Petty misdemeanors
    The offenses of larceny and the receiving of stolen goods knowing the same to have been stolen, which are made misdemeanors by Article 16,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-74.   Larceny by servants and other employees
    If any servant or other employee, to whom any money, goods or other chattels, or any of the articles, securities or choses in action...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-75.   Larceny of chose in action
    If any person shall feloniously steal, take and carry away, or take by robbery, any bank note, check or other order for the payment...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-75.1.   Larceny of secret technical processes
    Any person who steals property consisting of a sample, culture, microorganism, specimen, record, recording, document, drawing, or any other article, material, device, or substance...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-76.   Larceny, mutilation, or destruction of public records and papers
    If any person shall steal, or for any fraudulent purpose shall take from its place of deposit for the time being, or from any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-76.1.   Mutilation or defacement of records and papers in the North Carolina State Archives
    If any person shall willfully or maliciously obliterate, injure, deface, or alter any record or paper in the custody of the North Carolina State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-77.   Larceny, concealment or destruction of wills
    If any person, either during the life of the testator or after his death, shall steal or, for any fraudulent purpose, shall destroy or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-78.   Larceny of ungathered crops
    If any person shall steal or feloniously take and carry away any maize, corn, wheat, rice or other grain, or any cotton, tobacco, potatoes,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-78.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(1)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-79.   Larceny of ginseng
    If any person shall take and carry away, or shall aid in taking or carrying away, any ginseng growing upon the lands of another...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-79.1.   Larceny of pine needles or pine straw
    If any person shall take and carry away, or shall aid in taking or carrying away, any pine needles or pine straw being produced...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-79.2.   Waste kitchen grease; unlawful acts and penalties
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to do any of the following: (1) Take and carry away, or aid in taking or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-80.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(2)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-81.   Larceny of horses, mules, swine, cattle, or dogs
    (a) Larceny of horses, mules, swine, or cattle is a Class H felony. (a1) Larceny of a dog is a Class I felony. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-82.   Taking horses, mules, or dogs for temporary purposes
    If any person shall unlawfully take and carry away any horse, gelding, mare, mule, or dog, the property of another person, secretly and against...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-83.   Repealed by Session Laws 1943, c. 543
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-83.1.   Fixtures subject to larceny
    All common law distinctions providing that personal property that has become affixed to real property is not subject to a charge of larceny are...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-84.   Animals subject to larceny
    All common-law distinctions among animals with respect to their being subject to larceny are abolished. Any animal that is in a person's possession is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-85.   Pursuing or injuring livestock with intent to steal
    If any person shall pursue, kill or wound any horse, mule, ass, jennet, cattle, hog, sheep or goat, the property of another, with the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-86.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(3)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-86.1.   Seizure and forfeiture of conveyances used in committing larceny and similar crimes
    (a) All conveyances, including vehicles, watercraft or aircraft, used to unlawfully conceal, convey or transport property in violation of G.S. 14-71, 14-71.1, or 20-106,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-86.2.   Larceny, destruction, defacement, or vandalism of portable toilets or pumper trucks
    Unless the conduct is covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, if any person steals, takes from its temporary location or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-86.3.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-86.4.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 16A - Organized Retail Theft.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-86.5.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) "Retail property." - Any new article, product, commodity, item, or component intended to be sold in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-86.6.   Organized retail theft
    (a) A person is guilty of a Class H felony if the person: (1) Conspires with another person to commit theft of retail property...

Article 17 - Robbery.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-87.   Robbery with firearms or other dangerous weapons
    (a) Any person or persons who, having in possession or with the use or threatened use of any firearms or other dangerous weapon, implement...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-87.1.   Punishment for common-law robbery
    Robbery as defined at common law, other than robbery with a firearm or other dangerous weapon as defined by G.S. 14-87, shall be punishable...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-88.   Train robbery
    If any person shall enter upon any locomotive engine or car on any railroad in this State, and by threats, the exhibition of deadly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-89.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 71(5)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-89.1.   Safecracking
    (a) A person is guilty of safecracking if he unlawfully opens, enters, or attempts to open or enter a safe or vault : (1)...

Article 18 - Embezzlement.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-90.   Embezzlement of property received by virtue of office or employment
    (a) This section shall apply to any person: (1) Exercising a public trust. (2) Holding a public office. (3) Who is a guardian, administrator,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-91.   Embezzlement of State property by public officers and employees
    If any officer, agent, or employee of the State, or other person having or holding in trust for the same any bonds issued by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-92.   Embezzlement of funds by public officers and trustees
    If an officer, agent, or employee of an entity listed below, or a person having or holding money or property in trust for one...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-93.   Embezzlement by treasurers of charitable and religious organizations
    If any treasurer or other financial officer of any benevolent or religious institution, society or congregation shall lend any of the moneys coming into...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-94.   Embezzlement by officers of railroad companies
    If any president, secretary, treasurer, director, engineer, agent or other officer of any railroad company shall embezzle any moneys, bonds or other valuable funds...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-95.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 71(6)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-96 through 14-96.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 1054, s. 6
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-97.   Appropriation of partnership funds by partner to personal use
    Any person engaged in a partnership business in the State of North Carolina who shall, without the knowledge and consent of his copartner or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-98.   Embezzlement by surviving partner
    If any surviving partner shall willfully and intentionally convert any of the property, money or effects belonging to the partnership to his own use,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-99.   Embezzlement of taxes by officers
    If any officer appropriates to his own use the State, county, school, city or town taxes, he shall be guilty of embezzlement, and shall...

Article 19 - False Pretenses and Cheats.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-100.   Obtaining property by false pretenses
    (a) If any person shall knowingly and designedly by means of any kind of false pretense whatsoever, whether the false pretense is of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-100.1.   Possession or manufacture of certain fraudulent forms of identification
    (a) Except as otherwise made unlawful by G.S. 20-30, it shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly possess or manufacture a false or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-101.   Obtaining signatures by false pretenses
    If any person, with intent to defraud or cheat another, shall designedly, by color of any false token or writing, or by any other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-102.   Obtaining property by false representation of pedigree of animals
    If any person shall, with intent to defraud or cheat, knowingly represent any animal for breeding purposes as being of greater degree of any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-103.   Obtaining certificate of registration of animals by false representation
    If any person shall, by any false representation or pretense, with intent to defraud or cheat, obtain from any club, association, society or company...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-104.   Obtaining advances under promise to work and pay for same
    If any person, with intent to cheat or defraud another, shall obtain any advances in money, provisions, goods, wares or merchandise of any description...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-105.   Obtaining advances under written promise to pay therefor out of designated property
    If any person shall obtain any advances in money, provisions, goods, wares or merchandise of any description from any other person or corporation, upon...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-106.   Obtaining property in return for worthless check, draft or order
    Every person who, with intent to cheat and defraud another, shall obtain money, credit, goods, wares or any other thing of value by means...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-107.   Worthless checks; multiple presentment of checks
    (a) It is unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, to draw, make, utter or issue and deliver to another, any check or draft...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-107.1.   Prima facie evidence in worthless check cases
    (a) Unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions apply in this section: (1) Check Passer. - A natural person who draws, makes, utters,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-107.2.   Program for collection in worthless check cases
    (a) As used in this section, the terms "check passer" and "check taker" have the same meaning as defined in G.S. 14-107.1. (a1) The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-108.   Obtaining property or services from slot machines, etc., by false coins or tokens
    Any person who shall operate, or cause to be operated, or who shall attempt to operate, or attempt to cause to be operated any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-109.   Manufacture, sale, or gift of devices for cheating slot machines, etc
    Any person who, with intent to cheat or defraud the owner, lessee, licensee or other person entitled to the contents of any automatic vending...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-110.   Defrauding innkeeper or campground owner
    No person shall, with intent to defraud, obtain food, lodging, or other accommodations at a hotel, inn, boardinghouse, eating house, or campground. Whoever violates...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-111.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(4)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-111.1.   Obtaining ambulance services without intending to pay therefor - Buncombe, Haywood and Madison Counties
    Any person who with the intent to defraud shall obtain ambulance services for himself or other persons without intending at the time of obtaining...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-111.2.   Obtaining ambulance services without intending to pay therefor - certain named counties
    Any person who with intent to defraud shall obtain ambulance services without intending at the time of obtaining such services to pay, if financially...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-111.3.   Making unneeded ambulance request in certain counties
    It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to willfully obtain or attempt to obtain ambulance service that is not needed, or to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-111.4.   Misuse of 911 system
    It is unlawful for an individual who is not seeking public safety assistance, is not providing 911 service, or is not responding to a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-112.   Obtaining merchandise on approval
    If any person, with intent to cheat and defraud, shall solicit and obtain from any merchant any article of merchandise on approval, and shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-112.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 1088, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-112.2.   Exploitation of an older adult or disabled adult
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Disabled adult. - A person 18 years of age or older or a lawfully emancipated...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-112.3.   Asset freeze or seizure; proceeding
    (a) For purposes of this section, the term "assets" includes funds and property as well as other assets that may be involved in a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.   Obtaining money by false representation of physical disability
    It shall be unlawful for any person to falsely represent himself or herself in any manner whatsoever as blind, deaf, unable to speak, or...

Article 19A - Obtaining Property or Services by False or Fraudulent Use of Credit Device or Other Means.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.1.   Use of false or counterfeit credit device; unauthorized use of another's credit device; use after notice of revocation
    It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to obtain or attempt to obtain credit, or to purchase or attempt to purchase any goods,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.2.   Notice defined; prima facie evidence of receipt of notice
    The word "notice" as used in G.S. 14-113.1 shall be construed to include either notice given in person or notice given in writing to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.3.   Use of credit device as prima facie evidence of knowledge
    The presentation or use of a revoked, false, fictitious or counterfeit telephone number, credit number, or other credit device for the purpose of obtaining...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.4.   Avoiding or attempting to avoid payment for telecommunication services
    It shall be unlawful for any person to avoid or attempt to avoid, or to cause another to avoid, the lawful charges, in whole...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.5.   Making, distributing, possessing, transferring, or programming device for theft of telecommunication service; publication of information regarding schemes, devices, means, or methods for such theft; concealment of existence, origin or destination of any telecommunication
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to: (1) Make, distribute, possess, use, or assemble an unlawful telecommunications device or modify, alter,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.6.   Penalties for violation; civil action
    (a) Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. However, if the offense is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.6A.   Venue of offenses
    (a) Any of the offenses described in Article 19A which involve the placement of telephone calls may be deemed to have been committed at...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.7.   Article not construed as repealing 14-100
    This Article shall not be construed as repealing G.S. 14-100. (1961, c. 223, s. 6; 1065, c. 1147.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.7A.   Application of Article to credit cards
    This Article shall not be construed as being applicable to any credit card as the term is defined in G.S. 14-113.8. (1967, c. 1244,...

Article 19B - Financial Transaction Card Crime Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.8.   Definitions
    The following words and phrases as used in this Chapter, unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context, shall have the following...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.9.   Financial transaction card theft
    (a) A person is guilty of financial transaction card theft when the person does any of the following: (1) Takes, obtains or withholds a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.10.   Prima facie evidence of theft
    When a person has in his possession or under his control financial transaction cards issued in the names of two or more other persons...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.11.   Forgery of financial transaction card
    (a) A person is guilty of financial transaction card forgery when: (1) With intent to defraud a purported issuer, a person or organization providing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.12.   Prima facie evidence of forgery
    (a) When a person, other than the purported issuer, possesses two or more financial transaction cards which are falsely made or falsely embossed, such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.13.   Financial transaction card fraud
    (a) A person is guilty of financial transaction card fraud when, with intent to defraud the issuer, a person or organization providing money, goods,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.14.   Criminal possession of financial transaction card forgery devices
    (a) A person is guilty of criminal possession of financial transaction card forgery devices when: (1) He is a person other than the cardholder...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.15.   Criminal receipt of goods and services fraudulently obtained
    A person is guilty of criminally receiving goods and services fraudulently obtained when he receives money, goods, services or anything else of value obtained...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.15A.   Criminal factoring of financial transaction card records
    Any person who, without the acquirer's express authorization, employs or solicits an authorized merchant, or any agent or employee of such merchant, to remit...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.16.   Presumption of criminal receipt of goods and services fraudulently obtained
    A person who obtains at a discount price a ticket issued by an airline, railroad, steamship or other transportation company from other than an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.17.   Punishment and penalties
    (a) A person who is subject to the punishment and penalties of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. (b) A...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.18.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.19.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 19C - Identity Fraud.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.20.   Identity theft
    (a) A person who knowingly obtains, possesses, or uses identifying information of another person, living or dead, with the intent to fraudulently represent that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.20A.   Trafficking in stolen identities
    (a) It is unlawful for a person to sell, transfer, or purchase the identifying information of another person with the intent to commit identity...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.21.   Venue of offenses
    In any criminal proceeding brought under G.S. 14-113.20, the crime is considered to be committed in the county where the victim resides, where the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.21A.   Investigation of offenses
    (a) A person who has learned or reasonably suspects that the person has been the victim of identity theft may contact the local law...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.22.   Punishment and liability
    (a) A violation of G.S.14-113.20(a) is punishable as a Class G felony, except it is punishable as a Class F felony if: (i) the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.23.   Authority of the Attorney General
    The Attorney General may investigate any complaint regarding identity theft under this Article. In conducting these investigations, the Attorney General has all the investigative...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.24.   Credit, charge, or debit card numbers on receipts
    (a) For purposes of this section, the word "person" means the person that owns or leases the cash register or other machine or device...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.25.   Sale of certain cash registers and other receipt printing machines
    (a) No person shall sell or offer to sell a cash register or other machine or device that electronically prints receipts of credit, charge,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.26.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.27.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.28.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.29.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 19D - Telephone Records Privacy Protection Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.30.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Caller identification record. - A record collected and retained by or on behalf of a customer...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.31.   Prohibition of falsely obtaining, selling, or soliciting telephone records
    (a) No person shall obtain, or attempt to obtain, by any means, whether electronically, in writing, or in oral form, with or without consideration,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.32.   Exceptions
    (a) The provisions of G.S. 14-113.31 shall not apply to any of the following: (1) Any lawfully authorized investigative, protective, or intelligence activity of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-113.33.   Punishment; liability
    (a) Unless the conduct is covered under some other provision of law providing greater punishment, any person who violates this Article is guilty of...

Article 20 - Frauds.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-114.   Fraudulent disposal of personal property on which there is a security interest
    (a) If any person, after executing a security agreement on personal property for a lawful purpose, shall make any disposition of any property embraced...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-115.   Secreting property to hinder enforcement of lien or security interest
    Any person who, with intent to prevent or hinder the enforcement of a lien or security interest after a judgment or order has been...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-116.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(1)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-117.   Fraudulent and deceptive advertising
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation or association, with intent to sell or in anywise to dispose of merchandise, securities, service...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-117.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(5)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-117.2.   Gasoline price advertisements
    (a) Advertisements by any person or firm of the price of any grade of motor fuel must clearly so indicate if such price is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.   Blackmailing
    If any person shall knowingly send or deliver any letter or writing demanding of any other person, with menaces and without any reasonable or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.1.   Simulation of court process in connection with collection of claim, demand or account
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, association, agent or employee in any manner to coerce, intimidate, or attempt to coerce or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.2.   Assisting, etc., in obtaining academic credit by fraudulent means
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation or association to assist any student, or advertise, offer or attempt to assist any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.3.   Acquisition and use of information obtained from patients in hospitals for fraudulent purposes
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, or any officer, agent or other representative of any person, firm or corporation to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.4.   Extortion
    Any person who threatens or communicates a threat or threats to another with the intention thereby wrongfully to obtain anything of value or any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.5.   Theft of cable television service
    (a) Any person, firm or corporation who, after October 1, 1984, knowingly and willfully attaches or maintains an electronic, mechanical or other connection to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.6.   Filing false lien or encumbrance
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to present for filing in a public record or a private record generally available to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.7.   Possession, transfer, or use of automated sales suppression device
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Automated sales suppression device or zapper. - A software program that falsifies the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.8.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.9.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 20A - Residential Mortgage Fraud Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.10.   Title
    This Article shall be known and cited as the "Residential Mortgage Fraud Act." (2007-163, s. 1.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.11.   Definitions
    Unless otherwise provided in this Article, the following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Mortgage lending process. - The process through which a person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.12.   Residential mortgage fraud
    (a) A person is guilty of residential mortgage fraud when, for financial gain and with the intent to defraud, that person does any of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.13.   Venue
    In any criminal proceeding brought under this Article, the crime shall be construed to have been committed: (1) In the county in which the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.14.   Authority to investigate and prosecute
    Upon its own investigation or upon referral by the Office of the Commissioner of Banks, the North Carolina Real Estate Commission, the Attorney General,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.15.   Penalty for violation of Article
    (a) Unless the conduct is prohibited by some other provision of law providing for greater punishment, a violation of this Article involving a single...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.16.   Forfeiture
    (a) All real and personal property of every kind used or intended for use in the course of, derived from, or realized through a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-118.17.   Liability for reporting suspected mortgage fraud
    In the absence of fraud, bad faith, or malice, a person shall not be subject to an action for civil liability for filing reports...

Article 21 - Forgery.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-119.   Forgery of notes, checks, and other securities; counterfeiting of instruments
    (a) It is unlawful for any person to forge or counterfeit any instrument, or possess any counterfeit instrument, with the intent to injure or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-120.   Uttering forged paper or instrument containing a forged endorsement
    If any person, directly or indirectly, whether for the sake of gain or with intent to defraud or injure any other person, shall utter...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-121.   Selling of certain forged securities
    If any person shall sell, by delivery, endorsement or otherwise, to any other person, any judgment for the recovery of money purporting to have...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-122.   Forgery of deeds, wills and certain other instruments
    If any person, of his own head and imagination, or by false conspiracy or fraud with others, shall wittingly and falsely forge and make,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-122.1.   Falsifying documents issued by a secondary school, postsecondary educational institution, or governmental agency
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly and willfully: (1) To make falsely or alter falsely, or to procure to be made...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-123.   Forging names to petitions and uttering forged petitions
    If any person shall willfully sign, or cause to be signed, or willfully assent to the signing of the name of any person without...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-124.   Forging certificate of corporate stock and uttering forged certificates
    If any officer or agent of a corporation shall, falsely and with a fraudulent purpose, make, with the intent that the same shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-125.   Forgery of bank notes and other instruments by connecting genuine parts
    If any person shall fraudulently connect together different parts of two or more bank notes, or other genuine instruments, in such a manner as...

Article 22 - Damages and Other Offenses to Land and Fixtures.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-126.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 700, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-127.   Willful and wanton injury to real property
    If any person shall willfully and wantonly damage, injure or destroy any real property whatsoever, either of a public or private nature, he shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-128.   Injury to trees, crops, lands, etc., of another
    Any person, not being on his own lands, who shall without the consent of the owner thereof, willfully commit any damage, injury, or spoliation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-128.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 964, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-129.   Taking, etc., of certain wild plants from land of another
    No person, firm or corporation shall dig up, pull up or take from the land of another or from any public domain, the whole...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-129.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 964, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-129.2.   Unlawful to take sea oats
    (a) It is unlawful to dig up, pull up, or take from the land of another or from any public domain the whole or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-130.   Trespass on public lands
    If any person shall erect a building on any state-owned lands, or cultivate or remove timber from any such lands, without the permission of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-131.   Trespass on land under option by the federal government
    On lands under option which have formally or informally been offered to and accepted by the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-132.   Disorderly conduct in and injuries to public buildings and facilities
    (a) It is a misdemeanor if any person shall: (1) Make any rude or riotous noise, or be guilty of any disorderly conduct, in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-132.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 700, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-132.2.   Willfully trespassing upon, damaging, or impeding the progress of a public school bus
    (a) Any person who shall unlawfully and willfully demolish, destroy, deface, injure, burn or damage any public school bus or public school activity bus...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-133.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(2)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-134.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 700, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-134.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 887, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-134.2.   Operating motor vehicle upon utility easements after being forbidden to do so
    If any person, without permission, shall ride, drive or operate a minibike, motorbike, motorcycle, jeep, dune buggy, automobile, truck or any other motor vehicle,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-134.3.   Domestic criminal trespass
    (a) Any person who enters after being forbidden to do so or remains after being ordered to leave by the lawful occupant, upon the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-135.   Cutting, injuring, or removing another's timber
    If any person not being the bona fide owner thereof, shall knowingly and willfully cut down, injure or remove any standing, growing or fallen...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-136.   Setting fire to grass and brushlands and woodlands
    If any person shall intentionally set fire to any grassland, brushland or woodland, except it be his own property, or in that case without...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-137.   Willfully or negligently setting fire to woods and fields
    If any person, firm or corporation shall willfully or negligently set on fire, or cause to be set on fire, any woods, lands or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-138.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(6)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-138.1.   Setting fire to grassland, brushland, or woodland
    Any person, firm, corporation, or other legal entity who shall in any manner whatsoever start any fire upon any grassland, brushland, or woodland without...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-139.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 1100, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-140.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(3)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-140.1.   Certain fire to be guarded by watchman
    Any person, firm, corporation, or other legal entity who shall burn any brush, grass, or other material whereby any property may be endangered or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-141.   Burning or otherwise destroying crops in the field
    Any person who shall willfully burn or destroy any other person's lawfully grown crop, pasture, or provender shall be punished as follows: (1) If...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-142.   Injuries to dams and water channels of mills and factories
    If any person shall cut away, destroy or otherwise injure any dam, or part thereof, or shall obstruct or damage any race, canal or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-143.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 700, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-144.   Injuring houses, churches, fences and walls
    If any person shall, by any other means than burning or attempting to burn, unlawfully and willfully demolish, destroy, deface, injure or damage any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-145.   Unlawful posting of advertisements
    Any person who in any manner paints, prints, places, or affixes, or causes to be painted, printed, placed, or affixed, any business or commercial...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-146.   Injuring bridges
    If any person shall unlawfully and willfully demolish, destroy, break, tear down, injure or damage any bridge across any of the creeks or rivers...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-147.   Removing, altering or defacing landmarks
    If any person, firm or corporation shall knowingly remove, alter or deface any landmark in anywise whatsoever, or shall knowingly cause such removal, alteration...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-148.   Defacing or desecrating grave sites
    (a) It is unlawful to willfully: (1) Throw, place or put any refuse, garbage or trash in or on any cemetery. (2) Take away,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-149.   Desecrating, plowing over or covering up graves; desecrating human remains
    (a) It is a Class I felony, without authorization of law or the consent of the surviving spouse or next of kin of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-150 through 14-150.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 752, s. 3, effective October 1, 1981
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-151.   Interfering with gas, electric and steam appliances or meters; penalties
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully, with intent to injure or defraud, commit any of the following acts: (1) Connect...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-151.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2013-88, s. 2, effective December 1, 2013, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-152.   Injuring fixtures and other property of gas companies; civil liability
    If any person shall willfully, wantonly or maliciously remove, obstruct, injure or destroy any part of the plant, machinery, fixtures, structures or buildings, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-153.   Tampering with engines and boilers
    If any person shall willfully turn out water from any boiler or turn the bolts of any engine or boiler, or meddle or tamper...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-154.   Injuring wires and other fixtures of telephone, telegraph, and electric-power companies
    If any person shall willfully injure, destroy or pull down any telegraph, telephone, cable telecommunications, or electric-power-transmission pedestal or pole, or any telegraph, telephone,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-155.   Unauthorized connections with telephone or telegraph
    It shall be unlawful for any person to tap or make any connection with any wire or apparatus of any telephone or telegraph company...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-156.   Injuring fixtures and other property of electric-power companies
    It shall be unlawful for any person willfully and wantonly, and without the consent of the owner, to take down, remove, injure, obstruct, displace...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-157.   Felling trees on telephone and electric-power wires
    If any person shall negligently and carelessly cut or fell any tree, or any limb or branch therefrom, in such a manner as to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-158.   Interfering with telephone lines
    If any person shall unnecessarily disconnect the wire or in any other way render any telephone line, or any part of such line, unfit...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.   Injuring buildings or fences; taking possession of house without consent
    If any person shall deface, injure or damage any house, uninhabited house or other building belonging to another; or deface, damage, pull down, injure,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.1.   Contaminating a public water system
    (a) A person commits the offense of contaminating a public water system, as defined in G.S. 130A-313(10), if he willfully or wantonly: (1) Contaminates,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.2.   Interference with animal research
    (a) It is unlawful for a person willfully to commit any of the following acts: (1) The unauthorized entry into any research facility where...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.3.   Trespass to land on motorized all terrain vehicle
    (a) No person shall operate any motorized all terrain vehicle: (1) On any private property not owned by the operator, without the consent of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.4.   Cutting, mutilating, defacing, or otherwise injuring property to obtain nonferrous metals
    (a) Definition of Nonferrous Metals. - For purposes of this section, the term "nonferrous metals" means metals not containing significant quantities of iron or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.5.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 22A - Trespassing upon "Posted" Property to Hunt, Fish, Trap, or Remove Pine Needles/Straw.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.6.   Trespass for purposes of hunting, etc., without written consent a misdemeanor; defense
    (a) Any person who willfully goes on the land, waters, ponds, or a legally established waterfowl blind of another that has been posted in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.7.   Regulations as to posting of property
    For purposes of posting property under G.S. 14-159.7, the owner or lessee of the property may use either of the following methods: (1) The...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.8.   Mutilation, etc., of "posted" signs; posting signs without consent of owner or agent
    Any person who shall mutilate, destroy or take down any "posted," "no hunting" or similar notice, sign or poster on the lands, waters, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.9.   Entrance on navigable waters, etc., for purpose of fishing, hunting or trapping not prohibited
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prohibit the entrance of any person upon navigable waters and the bays and sounds adjoining such...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.10.   Enforcement of Article
    This Article may be enforced by sheriffs or deputy sheriffs, law enforcement officers of the Wildlife Resources Commission, and other peace officers with general...

Article 22B - First and Second Degree Trespass.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.11.   Definition
    As used in this Article, "building" means any structure or part of a structure, other than a conveyance, enclosed so as to permit reasonable...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.12.   First degree trespass
    (a) Offense. - A person commits the offense of first degree trespass if, without authorization, he enters or remains: (1) On premises of another...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.13.   Second degree trespass
    (a) Offense. - A person commits the offense of second degree trespass if, without authorization, he enters or remains on premises of another: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.14.   Lesser included offenses
    The offenses created by this act shall constitute lesser included offenses of breaking or entering as provided in G.S. 14-54 and G.S. 14-56. (1987,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.15 through 14-159.19.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 22C - Cave Protection Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.20.   Definitions
    The terms listed below have the following definitions as used in this Article, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning: (1) "Cave" means...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.21.   Vandalism; penalties
    It is unlawful for any person, without express, prior, written permission of the owner, to willfully or knowingly: (1) Break, break off, crack, carve...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.22.   Sale of speleothems unlawful; penalties
    It is unlawful to sell or offer for sale any speleothems in this State, or to export them for sale outside the State. A...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-159.23.   Limitation of liability of owners and agents
    The owner of a cave, and his agents and employees, shall not be liable for any injury to, or for the death of any...

Article 23 - Trespasses to Personal Property.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-160.   Willful and wanton injury to personal property; punishments
    (a) If any person shall wantonly and willfully injure the personal property of another he shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-160.1.   Alteration, destruction or removal of permanent identification marks from personal property
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to alter, deface, destroy or remove the permanent serial number, manufacturer's identification plate or other permanent,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-160.2.   Alteration, destruction, or removal of serial number from firearm; possession of firearm with serial number removed
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to alter, deface, destroy, or remove the permanent serial number, manufacturer's identification plate, or other permanent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-161.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(7)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-162.   Removing boats
    If any person shall loose, unmoor, or turn adrift from any landing or other place wherever the same shall be, any boat, canoe, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-163.   Poisoning livestock
    If any person shall willfully and unlawfully poison any horse, mule, hog, sheep or other livestock, the property of another, such person shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-163.1.   Assaulting a law enforcement agency animal, an assistance animal, or a search and rescue animal
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Assistance animal. - An animal that is trained and may be used to assist a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-164.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(8)

Article 24 - Vehicles and Draft Animals-Protection of Bailor against Acts of Bailee.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-165.   Malicious or willful injury to hired personal property
    Any person who shall rent or hire from any person, firm or corporation, any horse, mule or like animal, or any buggy, wagon, truck,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-166.   Subletting of hired property
    Any person who shall rent or hire, any horse, mule, or other like animal, or any buggy, wagon, truck, automobile, or other like vehicle,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-167.   Failure to return hired property
    Any person who shall rent or hire, any horse, mule or other like animal, or any buggy, wagon, truck, automobile, or other vehicle, aircraft,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-168.   Hiring with intent to defraud
    Any person who shall, with intent to cheat and defraud the owner thereof of the rental price therefor, hire or rent any horse or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-168.1.   Conversion by bailee, lessee, tenant or attorney-in-fact
    Every person entrusted with any property as bailee, lessee, tenant or lodger, or with any power of attorney for the sale or transfer thereof,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-168.2.   Definitions
    For the purposes of this Article, the terms "rent," "hire" and "lease" are used to designate the letting for hire of any horse, mule...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-168.3.   Prima facie evidence of intent to convert property
    It shall be prima facie evidence of intent to commit a crime as set forth in G.S. 14-167, 14-168, and 14-168.1 with respect to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-168.4.   Failing to return rented property on which there is purchase option
    (a) It shall be a Class 3 misdemeanor for any person to fail to return rented property with intent to defeat the rights of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-168.5.   Prima facie evidence of intent to convert a truck, automobile, or other motor vehicle; demand for return or payment
    (a) Prima Facie Evidence. - It shall be prima facie evidence of intent to commit a crime as set forth in G.S. 14-167, 14-168,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-169.   Violation made misdemeanor
    Except as otherwise provided, any person violating the provisions of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (1927, c. 61, s....

Article 25 - Regulating the Leasing of Storage Batteries.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-170 through 14-176.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(4)-(10)

Article 26 - Offenses against Public Morality and Decency.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-177.   Crime against nature
    If any person shall commit the crime against nature, with mankind or beast, he shall be punished as a Class I felon. (5 Eliz.,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-178.   Incest
    (a) Offense. - A person commits the offense of incest if the person engages in carnal intercourse with the person's (i) grandparent or grandchild,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-179.   Repealed by Session Laws 2002-119, s. 2, effective December 1, 2002
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-180.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 402
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-181 through 14-182.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 108, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-183.   Bigamy
    If any person, being married, shall marry any other person during the life of the former husband or wife, every such offender, and every...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-184.   Fornication and adultery
    If any man and woman, not being married to each other, shall lewdly and lasciviously associate, bed and cohabit together, they shall be guilty...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-185.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 402
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-186.   Opposite sexes occupying same bedroom at hotel for immoral purposes; falsely registering as husband and wife
    Any man and woman found occupying the same bedroom in any hotel, public inn or boardinghouse for any immoral purpose, or any man and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-187.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 402
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-188.   Certain evidence relative to keeping disorderly houses admissible; keepers of such houses defined; punishment
    (a) On a prosecution in any court for keeping a disorderly house or bawdy house, or permitting a house to be used as a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-189 through 14-189.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 405, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-189.2 through 14-190.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 591, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.1.   Obscene literature and exhibitions
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to intentionally disseminate obscenity. A person, firm or corporation disseminates obscenity within the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 703, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.3.   Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 703, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.4.   Coercing acceptance of obscene articles or publications
    No person, firm or corporation shall, as a condition to any sale, allocation, consignment or delivery for resale of any paper, magazine, book, periodical...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.5.   Preparation of obscene photographs, slides and motion pictures
    Every person who knowingly: (1) Photographs himself or any other person, for purposes of preparing an obscene film, photograph, negative, slide or motion picture...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.6.   Employing or permitting minor to assist in offense under Article
    Every person 18 years of age or older who intentionally, in any manner, hires, employs, uses or permits any minor under the age of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.7.   Dissemination to minors under the age of 16 years
    Every person 18 years of age or older who knowingly disseminates to any minor under the age of 16 years any material which he...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.8.   Dissemination to minors under the age of 13 years
    Every person 18 years of age or older who knowingly disseminates to any minor under the age of 13 years any material which he...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.9.   Indecent exposure
    (a) Unless the conduct is punishable under subsection (a1) of this section, any person who shall willfully expose the private parts of his or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.10 through 14-190.12.   Repealed by Session Laws 1985, c. 703, s. 9
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.13.   Definitions for certain offenses concerning minors
    The following definitions apply to G.S. 14-190.14, displaying material harmful to minors; G.S. 14-190.15, disseminating or exhibiting to minors harmful material or performances; G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.14.   Displaying material harmful to minors
    (a) Offense. - A person commits the offense of displaying material that is harmful to minors if, having custody, control, or supervision of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.15.   Disseminating harmful material to minors; exhibiting harmful performances to minors
    (a) Disseminating Harmful Material. - A person commits the offense of disseminating harmful material to minors if, with or without consideration and knowing the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.16.   First degree sexual exploitation of a minor
    (a) Offense. - A person commits the offense of first degree sexual exploitation of a minor if, knowing the character or content of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.17.   Second degree sexual exploitation of a minor
    (a) Offense. - A person commits the offense of second degree sexual exploitation of a minor if, knowing the character or content of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.17A.   Third degree sexual exploitation of a minor
    (a) Offense. - A person commits the offense of third degree sexual exploitation of a minor if, knowing the character or content of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.18.   Repealed by Session Laws 2013-368, s. 4, effective October 1, 2013, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.19.   Repealed by Session Laws 2013-368, s. 4, effective October 1, 2013, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-190.20.   Warrants for obscenity offenses
    A search warrant or criminal process for a violation of G.S. 14-190.1 through 14-190.5 may be issued only upon the request of a prosecutor....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-191.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 591, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-192 through 14-193.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 405, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-194.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 591, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-195.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(11)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-196.   Using profane, indecent or threatening language to any person over telephone; annoying or harassing by repeated telephoning or making false statements over telephone
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person: (1) To use in telephonic communications any words or language of a profane, vulgar, lewd, lascivious...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-196.1 through 14-196.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 1967, c. 833, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-196.3.   Cyberstalking
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Electronic communication. - Any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-197.   Using profane or indecent language on public highways; counties exempt
    If any person shall, on any public road or highway and in the hearing of two or more persons, in a loud and boisterous...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-198.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 402
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-199.   Obstructing way to places of public worship
    If any person shall maliciously stop up or obstruct the way leading to any place of public worship, or to any spring or well...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-200 through 14-201.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(9), (10)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.   Secretly peeping into room occupied by another person
    (a) Any person who shall peep secretly into any room occupied by another person shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (a1) Unless...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.1.   Taking indecent liberties with children
    (a) A person is guilty of taking indecent liberties with children if, being 16 years of age or more and at least five years...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.2.   Indecent liberties between children
    (a) A person who is under the age of 16 years is guilty of taking indecent liberties with children if the person either: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.3.   Solicitation of child by computer or certain other electronic devices to commit an unlawful sex act
    (a) Offense. - A person is guilty of solicitation of a child by a computer if the person is 16 years of age or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.4.   Taking indecent liberties with a student
    (a) If a defendant, who is a teacher, school administrator, student teacher, school safety officer, or coach, at any age, or who is other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.5.   Ban use of commercial social networking Web sites by sex offenders
    (a) Offense. - It is unlawful for a sex offender who is registered in accordance with Article 27A of Chapter 14 of the General...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.5A.   Liability of commercial social networking sites
    (a) A commercial social networking site, as defined in G.S. 14-202.5, that complies with G.S. 14-208.15A or makes other reasonable efforts to prevent a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.6.   Ban on name changes by sex offenders
    It is unlawful for a sex offender who is registered in accordance with Article 27A of Chapter 14 of the General Statutes to obtain...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.7.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.8.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.9.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 26A - Adult Establishments.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.10.   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Adult bookstore" means a bookstore: a. Which receives a majority of its gross income during any calendar month...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.11.   Restrictions as to adult establishments
    (a) No person shall permit any building, premises, structure, or other facility that contains any adult establishment to contain any other kind of adult...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-202.12.   Violations; penalties
    Any person who violates G.S. 14-202.11 shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor. Any person who has been previously convicted of a violation...

Article 27 - Prostitution.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-203.   Definition of terms
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Advance prostitution. - The term includes all of the following: a. Soliciting for a prostitute by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-204.   Prostitution
    (a) Offense. - Any person who willfully engages in prostitution is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (b) First Offender; Conditional Discharge. - (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-204.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2013-368, s. 4, effective October 1, 2013, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-205.   Repealed by Session Laws 2013-368, s. 4, effective October 1, 2013, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-205.1.   Solicitation of prostitution
    Except as otherwise provided in this section, any person who solicits another for the purpose of prostitution is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-205.2.   Patronizing a prostitute
    (a) Any person who willfully performs any of the following acts with a person not his or her spouse commits the offense of patronizing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-205.3.   Promoting prostitution
    (a) Any person who willfully performs any of the following acts commits promoting prostitution: (1) Advances prostitution as defined in G.S. 14-203. (2) Profits...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-205.4.   Certain probation conditions
    (a) The court may order any convicted defendant to be examined for sexually transmitted infections. If a person convicted of a crime under this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-206.   Reputation and prior conviction admissible as evidence
    In the trial of any person charged with a violation of any of the provisions of this Article, testimony of a prior conviction, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-207.   Repealed by Session Laws 2013-368, s. 4, effective October 1, 2013, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.   Repealed by Session Laws 2013-368, s. 4, effective October 1, 2013, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.1.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.2.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.3.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.4.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 27A - Sex Offender and Public Protection Registration Programs.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.5.   Purpose
    The General Assembly recognizes that sex offenders often pose a high risk of engaging in sex offenses even after being released from incarceration or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.6.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1a) "Aggravated offense" means any criminal offense that includes either of the following: (i) engaging in a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.6A.   Lifetime registration requirements for criminal offenders
    It is the objective of the General Assembly to establish a 30-year registration requirement for persons convicted of certain offenses against minors or sexually...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.6B.   Registration requirements for juveniles transferred to and convicted in superior court
    A juvenile transferred to superior court pursuant to G.S. 7B-2200 who is convicted of a sexually violent offense or an offense against a minor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.6C.   Discontinuation of registration requirement
    The period of registration required by any of the provisions of this Article shall be discontinued only if the conviction requiring registration is reversed,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.7.   Registration
    (a) A person who is a State resident and who has a reportable conviction shall be required to maintain registration with the sheriff of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.8.   Prerelease notification
    (a) At least 10 days, but not earlier than 30 days, before a person who will be subject to registration under this Article is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.8A.   Notification requirement for out-of-county employment if temporary residence established
    (a) Notice Required. - A person required to register under G.S. 14-208.7 shall notify the sheriff of the county with whom the person is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.9.   Change of address; change of academic status or educational employment status; change of online identifier; change of name
    (a) If a person required to register changes address, the person shall report in person and provide written notice of the new address not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.9A.   Verification of registration information
    (a) The information in the county registry shall be verified semiannually for each registrant as follows: (1) Every year on the anniversary of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.10.   Registration information is public record; access to registration information
    (a) The following information regarding a person required to register under this Article is public record and shall be available for public inspection: name,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.11.   Failure to register; falsification of verification notice; failure to return verification form; order for arrest
    (a) A person required by this Article to register who willfully does any of the following is guilty of a Class F felony: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.11A.   Duty to report noncompliance of a sex offender; penalty for failure to report in certain circumstances
    (a) It shall be unlawful and a Class H felony for any person who has reason to believe that an offender is in violation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.12.   Repealed by Session Laws 1997-516, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.12A.   Request for termination of registration requirement
    (a) Ten years from the date of initial county registration, a person required to register under this Part may petition the superior court to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.13.   File with Police Information Network
    (a) The Division shall include the registration information in the Police Information Network as set forth in G.S. 114-10.1. (b) The Division shall maintain...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.14.   Statewide registry; Division of Criminal Statistics designated custodian of statewide registry
    (a) The Division of Criminal Statistics shall compile and keep current a central statewide sex offender registry. The Division is the State agency designated...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.15.   Certain statewide registry information is public record: access to statewide registry
    (a) The information in the statewide registry that is public record is the same as in G.S. 14-208.10. The Division shall release any other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.15A.   Release of online identifiers to entity; fee
    (a) The Division may release registry information regarding a registered offender's online identifier to an entity for the purpose of allowing the entity to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.16.   Residential restrictions
    (a) A registrant under this Article shall not knowingly reside within 1,000 feet of the property on which any public or nonpublic school or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.17.   Sexual predator prohibited from working or volunteering for child-involved activities; limitation on residential use
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person required to register under this Article to work for any person or as a sole proprietor,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.18.   Sex offender unlawfully on premises
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person required to register under this Article, if the offense requiring registration is described in subsection (c)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.19.   Community and public notification
    The licensee for each licensed day care center and the principal of each elementary school, middle school, and high school shall register with the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.19A.   Commercial drivers license restrictions
    (a) The Division of Motor Vehicles, in compliance with G.S. 20-37.14A, shall not issue or renew a commercial drivers license with a P or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.20.   Sexually violent predator determination; notice of intent; presentence investigation
    (a) When a person is charged by indictment or information with the commission of a sexually violent offense, the district attorney shall decide whether...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.21.   Lifetime registration procedure; application of Part 2 of this Article
    Unless provided otherwise by this Part, the provisions of Part 2 of this Article apply to a person classified as a sexually violent predator,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.22.   Additional registration information required
    (a) In addition to the information required by G.S. 14-208.7, the following information shall also be obtained in the same manner as set out...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.23.   Length of registration
    A person who is a recidivist, who is convicted of an aggravated offense, or who is classified as a sexually violent predator shall maintain...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.24.   Verification of registration information
    (a) The information in the county registry shall be verified by the sheriff for each registrant who is a recidivist, who is convicted of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.25.   Repealed by Session Laws 2001-373, s. 11
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.26.   Registration of certain juveniles adjudicated delinquent for committing certain offenses
    (a) When a juvenile is adjudicated delinquent for a violation of G.S. 14-27.2 (first degree rape), G.S. 14-27.3 (second degree rape), G.S. 14-27.4 (first...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.27.   Change of address
    If a juvenile who is adjudicated delinquent and required to register changes address, the juvenile court counselor for the juvenile shall provide written notice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.28.   Verification of registration information
    The information provided to the sheriff shall be verified semiannually for each juvenile registrant as follows: (1) Every year on the anniversary of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.29.   Registration information is not public record; access to registration information available only to law enforcement agencies and local boards of education
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the information regarding a juvenile required to register under this Part is not public record and is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.30.   Termination of registration requirement
    The requirement that a juvenile adjudicated delinquent register under this Part automatically terminates on the juvenile's eighteenth birthday or when the jurisdiction of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.31.   File with Police Information Network
    (a) The Division shall include the registration information in the Police Information Network as set forth in G.S. 114-10.1. (b) The Division shall maintain...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.32.   Application of Part
    This Part does not apply to a juvenile who is tried and convicted as an adult for committing or attempting to commit a sexually...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.33.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.34.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.35.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.36.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.37.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.38.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.39.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.40.   Establishment of program; creation of guidelines; duties
    (a) The Division of Adult Correction of the Department of Public Safety shall establish a sex offender monitoring program that uses a continuous satellite-based...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.40A.   Determination of satellite-based monitoring requirement by court
    (a) When an offender is convicted of a reportable conviction as defined by G.S. 14-208.6(4), during the sentencing phase, the district attorney shall present...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.40B.   Determination of satellite-based monitoring requirement in certain circumstances
    (a) When an offender is convicted of a reportable conviction as defined by G.S. 14-208.6(4), and there has been no determination by a court...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.40C.   Requirements of enrollment
    (a) Any offender required to enroll in satellite-based monitoring pursuant to G.S. 14-208.40A or G.S. 14-208.40B who receives an active sentence shall be enrolled...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.41.   Enrollment in satellite-based monitoring programs mandatory; length of enrollment
    (a) Any person described by G.S. 14-208.40(a)(1) shall enroll in a satellite-based monitoring program with the Section of Community Corrections of the Division of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.42.   Offenders required to submit to satellite-based monitoring required to cooperate with Division of Adult Correction upon completion of sentence
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, when an offender is required to enroll in satellite-based monitoring pursuant to G.S. 14-208.40A or G.S. 14-208.40B, upon...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.43.   Request for termination of satellite-based monitoring requirement
    (a) An offender described by G.S. 14-208.40(a)(1) or G.S. 14-208.40(a)(3) who is required to submit to satellite-based monitoring for the offender's life may file...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.44.   Failure to enroll; tampering with device
    (a) Any person required to enroll in a satellite-based monitoring program who fails to enroll shall be guilty of a Class F felony. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-208.45.   Fees
    (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (b1) of this section, each person required to enroll pursuant to this Part shall pay a...

Article 28 - Perjury.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-209.   Punishment for perjury
    If any person shall willfully and corruptly commit perjury, on his oath or affirmation, in any suit, controversy, matter or cause, depending in any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-210.   Subornation of perjury
    If any person shall, by any means, procure another person to commit such willful and corrupt perjury as is mentioned in G.S. 14-209, the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-211.   Perjury before legislative committees
    If any person shall willfully and corruptly swear falsely to any fact material to the investigation of any matter before any committee or commission...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-212.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Extra Session, c. 14, s. 71(7)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-213 through 14-216.   Repealed by Session Laws 1989 (Reg. Sess., 1990), c. 1054, s. 6

Article 29 - Bribery.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-217.   Bribery of officials
    (a) If any person holding office, or who has filed a notice of candidacy for or been nominated for such office, under the laws...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-218.   Offering bribes
    If any person shall offer a bribe, whether it be accepted or not, he shall be punished as a Class F felon. (1870-1, c....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-219.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 780, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-220.   Bribery of jurors
    If any juror, either directly or indirectly, shall take anything from the plaintiff or defendant in a civil suit, or from any defendant in...

Article 30 - Obstructing Justice.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-221.   Breaking or entering jails with intent to injure prisoners
    If any person shall conspire to break or enter any jail or other place of confinement of prisoners charged with crime or under sentence,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-221.1.   Altering, destroying, or stealing evidence of criminal conduct
    Any person who breaks or enters any building, structure, compartment, vehicle, file, cabinet, drawer, or any other enclosure wherein evidence relevant to any criminal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-221.2.   Altering court documents or entering unauthorized judgments
    Any person who without lawful authority intentionally enters a judgment upon or materially alters or changes any criminal or civil process, criminal or civil...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-222.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(12)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-223.   Resisting officers
    If any person shall willfully and unlawfully resist, delay or obstruct a public officer in discharging or attempting to discharge a duty of his...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-224.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 1286, s. 26
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-225.   False reports to law enforcement agencies or officers
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, any person who shall willfully make or cause to be made to a law...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-225.1.   Picketing or parading
    Any person who, with intent to interfere with, obstruct, or impede the administration of justice, or with intent to influence any justice or judge...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-225.2.   Harassment of and communication with jurors
    (a) A person is guilty of harassment of a juror if he: (1) With intent to influence the official action of another as a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-226.   Intimidating or interfering with witnesses
    (a) If any person shall by threats, menaces or in any other manner intimidate or attempt to intimidate any person who is summoned or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-226.1.   Violating orders of court
    Any person who shall willfully disobey or violate any injunction, restraining order, or any order lawfully issued by any court for the purpose of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-226.2.   Harassment of participant in neighborhood crime watch program
    Any person who willfully threatens or intimidates an identifiable member or a resident in the same household as the member of a neighborhood crime...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-226.3.   Interference with electronic monitoring devices
    (a) For purposes of this section, the term "electronic monitoring device" includes any electronic device that is used to track the location of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-227.   Failing to attend as witness before legislative committees
    If any person shall willfully fail or refuse to attend or produce papers, on summons of any committee of investigation of either house of...

Article 30A - Secret Listening.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-227.1.   Secret listening to conference between prisoner and his attorney
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person willfully to overhear, or procure any other person to overhear, or attempt to overhear any spoken...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-227.2.   Secret listening to deliberations of grand or petit jury
    It shall be unlawful for any person willfully to overhear, or procure any other person to overhear, or attempt to overhear the investigations and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-227.3.   Violation made misdemeanor
    All persons violating the provisions of G.S. 14-227.1 or 14-227.2 shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. (1967, c. 187, s. 2; 1969,...

Article 31 - Misconduct in Public Office.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-228.   Buying and selling offices
    If any person shall bargain away or sell an office or deputation of an office, or any part or parcel thereof, or shall take...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-229.   Acting as officer before qualifying as such
    If any officer shall enter on the duties of his office before he executes and delivers to the authority entitled to receive the same...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-230.   Willfully failing to discharge duties
    If any clerk of any court of record, sheriff, magistrate, school board member, county commissioner, county surveyor, coroner, treasurer, or official of any of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-231.   Failing to make reports and discharge other duties
    If any State or county officer shall fail, neglect or refuse to make, file or publish any report, statement or other paper, or to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-232.   Swearing falsely to official reports
    If any clerk, sheriff, register of deeds, county commissioner, county treasurer, magistrate or other county officer shall willfully swear falsely to any report or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-233.   Making of false report by bank examiners; accepting bribes
    If any bank examiner shall knowingly and willfully make any false or fraudulent report of the condition of any bank, which shall have been...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-234.   Public officers or employees benefiting from public contracts; exceptions
    (a) (1) No public officer or employee who is involved in making or administering a contract on behalf of a public agency may derive...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-234.1.   Misuse of confidential information
    (a) It is unlawful for any officer or employee of the State or an officer or an employee of any of its political subdivisions,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-235.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(11)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-236.   Repealed by Session Laws 2001-409, ss. 2, 3, effective July 1, 2002
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-237.   Repealed by Session Laws 2001-409, ss. 2, 3, effective July 1, 2002
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-238.   Soliciting during school hours without permission of school head
    No person, agent, representative or salesman shall solicit or attempt to sell or explain any article of property or proposition to any teacher or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-239.   Allowing prisoners to escape; punishment
    If any sheriff, deputy sheriff, jailer, or other custodial personnel shall willfully or wantonly allow the escape of any person committed to that person's...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-240.   District attorney to prosecute officer for escape
    It shall be the duty of district attorneys, when they shall be informed or have knowledge of any felon, or person otherwise charged with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-241.   Disposing of public documents or refusing to deliver them over to successor
    It shall be the duty of the clerk of the superior court of each county, and every other person to whom the acts of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-242.   Failing to return process or making false return
    If any sheriff, deputy, or other officer, whether State or municipal, or any person who presumes to act as any such officer, not being...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-243.   Failing to surrender tax list for inspection and correction
    If any tax collector shall refuse or fail to surrender his tax list for inspection or correction upon demand by the authorities imposing the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-244.   Failing to file report of fines or penalties
    If any officer who is by law required to file any report or statement of fines or penalties with the county board of education...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-245.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 108, s. 9
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-246.   Failure of ex-magistrate to turn over books, papers and money
    If any magistrate, on expiration of his term of office, or if any personal representative of a deceased magistrate shall, after demand upon him...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-247.   Private use of publicly owned vehicle
    It shall be unlawful for any officer, agent or employee of the State of North Carolina, or of any county or of any institution...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-248.   Obtaining repairs and supplies for private vehicle at expense of State
    It shall be unlawful for any officer, agent or employee to have any privately owned motor vehicle repaired at any garage belonging to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-249.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 268, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-250.   Repealed by Session Laws 2001-424, s. 6.14(d)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-251.   Violation made misdemeanor
    Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of G.S. 14-247 to 14-250 shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. Nothing...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-252.   Five preceding sections applicable to cities and towns
    General Statutes 14-247 through 14-251 in every respect shall also apply to cities and incorporated towns. (1931, c. 31.)

Article 32 - Misconduct in Private Office.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-253.   Failure of certain railroad officers to account with successors
    If the president and directors of any railroad company, and any person acting under them, shall, upon demand, fail or refuse to account with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-254.   Malfeasance of corporation officers and agents
    (a) If any president, director, cashier, teller, clerk or agent of any corporation shall embezzle, abstract or willfully misapply any of the moneys, funds...

Article 33 - Prison Breach and Prisoners.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-255.   Escape of working prisoners from custody
    If any prisoner removed from the local confinement facility or satellite jail/work release unit of a county pursuant to G.S. 162-58 shall escape from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-256.   Prison breach and escape from county or municipal confinement facilities or officers
    If any person shall break any prison, jail or lockup maintained by any county or municipality in North Carolina, being lawfully confined therein, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-256.1.   Escape from private correctional facility
    It is unlawful for any person convicted in a jurisdiction other than North Carolina but housed in a private correctional facility located in North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-257.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(12)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-258.   Conveying messages and weapons to or trading with convicts and other prisoners
    If any person shall convey to or from any convict any letters or oral messages, or shall convey to any convict or person imprisoned,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-258.1.   Furnishing poison, controlled substances, deadly weapons, cartridges, ammunition or alcoholic beverages to inmates of charitable, mental or penal institutions or local confinement facilities; furnishing tobacco products or mobile phones to inmates
    (a) If any person shall give or sell to any inmate of any charitable, mental or penal institution, or local confinement facility, or if...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-258.2.   Possession of dangerous weapon in prison
    (a) Any person while in the custody of the Section of Prisons of the Division of Adult Correction, or any person under the custody...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-258.3.   Taking of hostage, etc., by prisoner
    Any prisoner in the custody of the Division of Adult Correction of the Department of Public Safety, including persons in the custody of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-258.4.   Malicious conduct by prisoner
    (a) Any person in the custody of the Division of Adult Correction of the Department of Public Safety, the Division of Juvenile Justice of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-259.   Harboring or aiding certain persons
    It shall be unlawful for any person knowing or having reasonable cause to believe, that any person has escaped from any prison, jail, reformatory,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-260.   Recodified as 162-55 by Session Laws 1983, c. 631, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-261.   Recodified as 162-56 by Session Laws 1983, c. 631, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-262.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 402
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-263.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 760, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-264.   Recodified as 162-57 by Session Laws 1983, c. 631, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-265.   Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 711, s. 33

Article 34 - Custodial Institutions.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-266.   Persuading inmates to escape
    It shall be unlawful for any parent, guardian, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, or any person whatsoever to persuade or induce to leave, carry away,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-267.   Harboring fugitives
    It shall be unlawful for any person to harbor, conceal, or give succor to, any known fugitive from any institution whose inmates are committed...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-268.   Violation made misdemeanor
    Any person violating the provisions of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (1935, c. 307, s. 3; 1993, c. 539,...

Article 35 - Offenses Against the Public Peace.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.   Carrying concealed weapons
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person willfully and intentionally to carry concealed about his person any bowie knife, dirk, dagger, slung shot,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.1.   Confiscation and disposition of deadly weapons
    Upon conviction of any person for violation of G.S. 14-269, G.S. 14-269.7, or any other offense involving the use of a deadly weapon of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.2.   Weapons on campus or other educational property
    (a) The following definitions apply to this section: (1) Educational property. - Any school building or bus, school campus, grounds, recreational area, athletic field,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.3.   Carrying weapons into assemblies and establishments where alcoholic beverages are sold and consumed
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to carry any gun, rifle, or pistol into any assembly where a fee has been charged...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.4.   Weapons on certain State property and in courthouses
    It shall be unlawful for any person to possess, or carry, whether openly or concealed, any deadly weapon, not used solely for instructional or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.6.   Possession and sale of spring-loaded projectile knives prohibited
    (a) On and after October 1, 1986, it shall be unlawful for any person including law-enforcement officers of the State, or of any county,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.7.   Prohibitions on handguns for minors
    (a) Any minor who willfully and intentionally possesses or carries a handgun is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (b) This section does not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-269.8.   Purchase or possession of firearms by person subject to domestic violence order prohibited
    (a) In accordance with G.S. 50B-3.1, it is unlawful for any person to possess, purchase, or receive or attempt to possess, purchase, or receive...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-270 through 14-271.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(13), (14)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-272 through 14-275.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 39, ss. 1-4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-275.1.   Disorderly conduct at bus or railroad station or airport
    Any person shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor, if such person while at, or upon the premises of, (1) Any bus station,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-276.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 357
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-276.1.   Impersonation of firemen or emergency medical services personnel
    It is a Class 3 misdemeanor, for any person, with intent to deceive, to impersonate a fireman or any emergency medical services personnel, whether...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.   Impersonation of a law-enforcement or other public officer
    (a) No person shall falsely represent to another that he is a sworn law-enforcement officer. As used in this section, a person represents that...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.1.   Communicating threats
    (a) A person is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor if without lawful authority: (1) He willfully threatens to physically injure the person or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.2.   Weapons at parades, etc., prohibited
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person participating in, affiliated with, or present as a spectator at any parade, funeral procession, picket line,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.3.   Repealed by Session Laws 2008-167, s. 1, effective December 1, 2008
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.3A.   Stalking
    (a) Legislative Intent. - The General Assembly finds that stalking is a serious problem in this State and nationwide. Stalking involves severe intrusions on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.4.   Obstruction of health care facilities
    (a) No person shall obstruct or block another person's access to or egress from a health care facility or from the common areas of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.4A.   Targeted picketing of a residence
    (a) Definitions. - As used in this section: (1) "Residence" means any single-family or multifamily dwelling unit that is not being used as a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-277.5.   Making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Educational property. - As defined in G.S. 14-269.2. (2) Mass violence. - Physical injury that...

Article 36 - Offenses Against the Public Safety.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-278.   Willful injury to property of railroads
    It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully, with intent to cause injury to any person passing over the railroad or damage to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-279.   Unlawful injury to property of railroads
    Any person who, without intent to cause injury to any person or damage to equipment, commits any of the acts referred to in G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-279.1.   Unlawful impairment of operation of railroads
    Any person who, without authorization of the affected railroad company, shall willfully do or cause to be done any act to railroad engines, equipment,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-280.   Shooting or throwing at trains or passengers
    If any person shall willfully cast, throw or shoot any stone, rock, bullet, shot, pellet or other missile at, against, or into any railroad...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-280.1.   Trespassing on railroad right-of-way
    (a) Offense. - A person commits the offense of trespassing on railroad right-of-way if the person enters and remains on the railroad right-of-way without...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-280.2.   Use of a laser device towards an aircraft
    (a) Any person who, willfully points a laser device at an aircraft, while the device is emitting a laser beam, and while the aircraft...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-281.   Operating trains and streetcars while intoxicated
    Any train dispatcher, telegraph operator, engineer, fireman, flagman, brakeman, switchman, conductor, motorman, or other employee of any steam, street, suburban or interurban railway company,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-281.1.   Throwing, dropping, etc., objects at sporting events
    It shall be unlawful for any person to throw, drop, pour, release, discharge, expose or place in an area where an athletic contest or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-282.   Displaying false lights on seashore
    If any person shall make or display, or cause to be made or displayed, any false light or beacon on or near the seacoast,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-283.   Exploding dynamite cartridges and bombs
    If any person shall fire off or explode, or cause to be fired off or exploded, except for mechanical purposes in a legitimate business,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-284.   Keeping for sale or selling explosives without a license
    If any dealer or other person shall sell or keep for sale any dynamite cartridges, bombs or other combustibles of a like kind, without...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-284.1.   Regulation of sale of explosives; reports; storage
    (a) No person shall sell or deliver any dynamite or other powerful explosives as hereinafter defined without being satisfied as to the identity of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-284.2.   Dumping of toxic substances
    (a) It shall be unlawful to deposit, place, dump, discharge, spill, release, burn, incinerate, or otherwise dispose of any toxic substances as defined in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-286.   Giving false fire alarms; molesting fire-alarm, fire-detection or fire-extinguishing system
    It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to wantonly and willfully give or cause to be given, or to advise, counsel, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-286.1.   Making false ambulance request
    It shall be unlawful for any person to willfully summon an ambulance or willfully report that an ambulance is needed when such person does...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-286.2.   Interfering with emergency communication
    (a) Offense. - A person who intentionally interferes with an emergency communication, knowing that the communication is an emergency communication, and who is not...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-287.   Leaving unused well open and exposed
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, after discontinuing the use of any well, to leave said well open and exposed;...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.   Unlawful to pollute any bottles used for beverages
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation having custody for the purpose of sale, distribution or manufacture of any beverage bottle,...

Article 36A - Riots, Civil Disorders, and Emergencies.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.1.   Definitions
    Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Chairman of the board of county commissioners. - The chairman...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.2.   Riot; inciting to riot; punishments
    (a) A riot is a public disturbance involving an assemblage of three or more persons which by disorderly and violent conduct, or the imminent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.3.   Provisions of Article intended to supplement common law and other statutes
    The provisions of this Article are intended to supersede and extend the coverage of the common-law crimes of riot and inciting to riot. To...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.4.   Disorderly conduct
    (a) Disorderly conduct is a public disturbance intentionally caused by any person who does any of the following: (1) Engages in fighting or other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.5.   Failure to disperse when commanded a misdemeanor; prima facie evidence
    (a) Any law-enforcement officer or public official responsible for keeping the peace may issue a command to disperse in accordance with this section if...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.6.   Looting; trespass during emergency
    (a) Any person who enters upon the premises of another without legal justification when the usual security of property is not effective due to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.7.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-12, s. 2(c), effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.8.   Manufacture, assembly, possession, storage, transportation, sale, purchase, delivery, or acquisition of weapon of mass death and destruction; exceptions
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is unlawful for any person to manufacture, assemble, possess, store, transport, sell, offer to sell,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.9.   Assault on emergency personnel; punishments
    (a) An assault upon emergency personnel is an assault upon any person coming within the definition of "emergency personnel" which is committed in an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.10.   Frisk of persons during violent disorders; frisk of curfew violators
    (a) Any law-enforcement officer may frisk any person in order to discover any dangerous weapon or substance when he has reasonable grounds to believe...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.11.   Warrants to inspect vehicles in riot areas or approaching municipalities during emergencies
    (a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Article 4 of Chapter 15, any law-enforcement officer may, under the conditions specified in this section, obtain a warrant...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.12.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-12, s. 2(e), effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.13.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-12, s. 2(e), effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.14.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-12, s. 2(e), effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.15.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-12, s. 2(e), effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.16.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-12, s. 2(e), effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.17.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-12, s. 2(e), effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.18.   Injunction to cope with emergencies at public and private educational institutions
    (a) The chief administrative officer, or his authorized representative, of any public or private educational institution may apply to any superior court judge for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.19.   Repealed by Session Laws 2012-12, s. 2(e), effective October 1, 2012
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.20.   Certain weapons at civil disorders
    (a) The definitions in G.S. 14-288.1 do not apply to this section. As used in this section: (1) The term "civil disorder" means any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.20A.   Violation of emergency prohibitions and restrictions
    Any person who does any of the following is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor: (1) Violates any provision of an ordinance or a...

Article 36B - Nuclear, Biological, or Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.21.   Unlawful manufacture, assembly, possession, storage, transportation, sale, purchase, delivery, or acquisition of a nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon of mass destruction; exceptions; punishment
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is unlawful for any person to knowingly manufacture, assemble, possess, store, transport, sell, offer to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.22.   Unlawful use of a nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon of mass destruction; punishment
    (a) Any person who unlawfully and willfully injures another by the use of a nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon of mass destruction is guilty...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.23.   Making a false report concerning a nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon of mass destruction; punishment; restitution
    (a) Any person who, by any means of communication to any person or group of persons, makes a report, knowing or having reason to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-288.24.   Perpetrating hoax by use of false nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon of mass destruction; punishment; restitution
    (a) Any person who, with intent to perpetrate a hoax, conceals, places, or displays any device, object, machine, instrument, or artifact, so as to...

Article 37 - Lotteries, Gaming, Bingo and Raffles.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-289.   Advertising lotteries
    Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes or in connection with a lawful raffle as provided in Part 2 of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-290.   Dealing in lotteries
    Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes or in connection with a lawful raffle as provided in Part 2 of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-291.   Selling lottery tickets and acting as agent for lotteries
    Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes or in connection with a lawful raffle as provided in Part 2 of this...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-291.1.   Selling "numbers" tickets; possession prima facie evidence of violation
    Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes, in connection with a lawful lottery conducted in another state, or in connection with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-291.2.   Pyramid and chain schemes prohibited
    (a) No person shall establish, operate, participate in, or otherwise promote any pyramid distribution plan, program, device or scheme whereby a participant pays a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-292.   Gambling
    Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes or in Part 2 of this Article, any person or organization that operates any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-292.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 896, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-292.2.   Class III gaming on Indian lands
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, and notwithstanding any laws which make Class III gaming, as defined by the federal Indian Gaming...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-293.   Allowing gambling in houses of public entertainment; penalty
    Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes, if any keeper of an ordinary or other house of entertainment, or of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-294.   Gambling with faro banks and tables
    If any person shall open, establish, use or keep a faro bank, or a faro table, with the intent that games of chance may...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-295.   Keeping gaming tables, illegal punchboards or slot machines, or betting thereat
    If any person shall establish, use or keep any gaming table (other than a faro bank), by whatever name such table may be called,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-296.   Illegal slot machines and punchboards defined
    An illegal slot machine or punchboard within the contemplation of G.S. 14-295 through 14-298 is defined as a device where the user may become...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-297.   Allowing gaming tables, illegal punchboards or slot machines on premises
    If any person shall knowingly suffer to be opened, kept or used in his house or on any part of the premises occupied therewith,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-298.   Seizure of illegal gaming items
    Upon a determination that probable cause exists to believe that any gaming table prohibited to be used by G.S. 14-289 through G.S. 14-300, any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-299.   Property exhibited by gamblers to be seized; disposition of same
    Except as provided in Chapter 18C of the General Statutes or in G.S. 14-292, all moneys or other property or thing of value exhibited...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-300.   Opposing destruction of gaming tables and seizure of property
    If any person shall oppose the destruction of any prohibited gaming table, or the seizure of any moneys, property or other thing staked on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-301.   Operation or possession of slot machine; separate offenses
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to operate, keep in his possession or in the possession of any other person,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-302.   Punchboards, vending machines, and other gambling devices; separate offenses
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to operate or keep in his possession, or the possession of any other person,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-303.   Violation of two preceding sections a misdemeanor
    A violation of any of the provisions of G.S. 14-301 or 14-302 shall be a Class 2 misdemeanor. (1923, c. 138, s. 5; C.S.,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-304.   Manufacture, sale, etc., of slot machines and devices
    It shall be unlawful to manufacture, own, store, keep, possess, sell, rent, lease, let on shares, lend or give away, transport, or expose for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-305.   Agreements with reference to slot machines or devices made unlawful
    It shall be unlawful to make or permit to be made with any person any agreement with reference to any slot machines or device...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-306.   Slot machine or device defined
    GS_14-306 14-306. Slot machine or device defined. (a) Any machine, apparatus or device is a slot machine or device within the provisions of G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-306.1.   Repealed by Session Law 2006-6, s. 3, effective July 1, 2007, and applicable to offenses committed on or after that date
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-306.1A.   Types of machines and devices prohibited by law; penalties
    (a) Ban on Machines. - It shall be unlawful for any person to operate, allow to be operated, place into operation, or keep in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-306.2.   Violation of G.S. 14-306.1A a violation of the ABC laws
    Violation of G.S. 14-306.1A is a violation of the gambling statutes for the purposes of G.S. 18B-1005(a)(3). (2000-151, s. 2.; 2006-6, s. 5.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-306.3.   Certain game promotions unlawful
    (a) It is unlawful to promote, operate, or conduct a server-based electronic game promotion. (b) It is unlawful for any person to possess any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-306.4.   Electronic machines and devices for sweepstakes prohibited
    (a) Definitions. - For the purposes of this section, the following definitions apply: (1) "Electronic machine or device" means a mechanically, electrically or electronically...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-307.   Issuance of license prohibited
    There shall be no State, county, or municipal tax levied for the privilege of operating the machines or devices the operation of which is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-308.   Declared a public nuisance
    An article or apparatus maintained or kept in violation of G.S. 14-304 through 14-309 is a public nuisance. (1937, c. 196, s. 5.)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.   Violation made criminal
    (a) Any person who violates any provision of G.S. 14-304 through 14-309 is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor for the first offense, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.1.   Defense to possession; antique slot machines
    (a) In any prosecution for possession of a slot machine or device as defined in G.S. 14-306, it is a defense that the slot...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 2005-276, s. 31.1(v2), effective July 1, 2005
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.3.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.4.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.5.   Bingo
    (a) The purpose of the conduct of bingo is to insure a maximum availability of the net proceeds exclusively for application to the charitable,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.6.   Definitions
    For purposes of this Part, the term: (1) "Exempt organization" means an organization that has been in continuous existence in the county of operation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.7.   Licensing procedure
    (a) An exempt organization may not operate a bingo game at a location without a license. Application for a bingo license shall be made...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.8.   Limit on sessions
    The number of sessions of bingo conducted or sponsored by an exempt organization shall be limited to two sessions per week and such sessions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.9.   Bingo prizes
    (a) The maximum prize in cash or merchandise that may be offered or paid for any one game of bingo is five hundred dollars...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.10.   Operation of bingo
    The operation of bingo games shall be the direct responsibility of, and controlled by, a special committee selected by the governing body of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.11.   Accounting and use of proceeds
    (a) All funds received in connection with a bingo game shall be placed in a separate bank account. No funds may be disbursed from...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.12.   Violation is gambling
    A bingo game conducted otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of this Part is "gambling" within the meaning of G.S. 19-1 et seq.,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.13.   Public sessions
    Any exempt organization operating a bingo game which is open to persons other than members of the exempt organization, their spouses, and their children...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.14.   Beach bingo
    Nothing in this Article shall apply to "beach bingo" games except for the following subdivisions: (1) No beach bingo game may offer a prize...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.15.   Raffles
    (a) It is lawful for any nonprofit organization or association, recognized by the Department of Revenue as tax-exempt pursuant to G.S. 105-130.11(a), or for...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.16 through 14-309.19.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-309.20.   Greyhound racing prohibited
    (a) No person shall hold, conduct, or operate any greyhound races for public exhibition in this State for monetary remuneration. (b) No person shall...

Article 38 - Marathon Dances and Similar Endurance Contests.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-310 through 14-312.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(13)-(15)

Article 39 - Protection of Minors.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-313.   Youth access to tobacco products, tobacco-derived products, vapor products, and cigarette wrapping papers
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Distribute. - To sell, furnish, give, or provide tobacco products, including tobacco product...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-314.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 31
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-315.   Selling or giving weapons to minors
    (a) Sale of Weapons Other Than Handguns. - If a person sells, offers for sale, gives, or in any way transfers to a minor...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-315.1.   Storage of firearms to protect minors
    (a) Any person who resides in the same premises as a minor, owns or possesses a firearm, and stores or leaves the firearm (i)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-315.2.   Warning upon sale or transfer of firearm to protect minor
    (a) Upon the retail commercial sale or transfer of any firearm, the seller or transferor shall deliver a written copy of G.S. 14-315.1 to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-316.   Permitting young children to use dangerous firearms
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly permit a child under the age of 12 years to have access to, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-316.1.   Contributing to delinquency and neglect by parents and others
    Any person who is at least 16 years old who knowingly or willfully causes, encourages, or aids any juvenile within the jurisdiction of the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-317.   Permitting minors to enter barrooms or billiard rooms
    If the manager or owner of any barroom, wherein beer, wine, or any alcoholic beverages are sold or consumed, or billiard room shall knowingly...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-318.   Exposing children to fire
    If any person shall leave any child under the age of eight years locked or otherwise confined in any dwelling, building or enclosure, and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-318.1.   Discarding or abandoning iceboxes, etc.; precautions required
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to discard, abandon, leave or allow to remain in any place any icebox, refrigerator...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-318.2.   Child abuse a misdemeanor
    (a) Any parent of a child less than 16 years of age, or any other person providing care to or supervision of such child,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-318.3.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 710, s. 7
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-318.4.   Child abuse a felony
    (a) A parent or any other person providing care to or supervision of a child less than 16 years of age who intentionally inflicts...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-318.5.   Failure to report the disappearance of a child to law enforcement; immunity of person reporting in good faith
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Child. - Any person who is less than 16 years of age. (2) Disappearance of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-319.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 402
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-320.   Repealed by Session Laws 1987, c. 716, s. 2
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-320.1.   Transporting child outside the State with intent to violate custody order
    When any federal court or state court in the United States shall have awarded custody of a child under the age of 16 years,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-321.   Failing to pay minors for doing certain work
    Whenever any person, having a contract with any corporation, company or person for the manufacture or change of any raw material by the piece...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-321.1.   Prohibit baby sitting service by sex offender or in the home of a sex offender
    (a) For purposes of this section the term "baby sitting service" means providing, for profit, supervision or care for a child under the age...

Article 40 - Protection of the Family.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-322.   Abandonment and failure to support spouse and children
    (a) For purposes of this Article: (1) "Supporting spouse" means a spouse, whether husband or wife, upon whom the other spouse is actually substantially...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-322.1.   Abandonment of child or children for six months
    Any man or woman who, without just cause or provocation, willfully abandons his or her child or children for six months and who willfully...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-322.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 838, s. 28
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-322.3.   Abandonment of an infant under seven days of age
    When a parent abandons an infant less than seven days of age by voluntarily delivering the infant as provided in G.S. 7B-500(b) or G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-323 through 14-325.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 683, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-325.1.   When offense of failure to support child deemed committed in State
    The offense of willful neglect or refusal of a parent to support and maintain a child, and the offense of willful neglect or refusal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-326.   Repealed by Session Laws 1981, c. 683, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-326.1.   Parents; failure to support
    If any person being of full age, and having sufficient income after reasonably providing for his or her own immediate family shall, without reasonable...

Article 41 - Alcoholic Beverages.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-327 through 14-328.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 872, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-329.   Manufacturing, trafficking in, transporting, or possessing poisonous alcoholic beverages
    (a) Any person who, either individually or as an agent for any person, firm or corporation, shall manufacture for use as a beverage, any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-330 through 14-332.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 872, s. 3

Article 42 - Public Drunkenness.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-333.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 872, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-334 through 14-335.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1977, 2nd Session, c. 1134, s. 6

Article 43 - Vagrants and Tramps.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-336.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 17, s. 1
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-337.   Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 108, s. 13
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-338 through 14-339.   Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 17, ss. 2, 3, effective February 17, 1983
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-340.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 700
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-341.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 699

Article 44 - Regulation of Sales.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-342.   Selling or offering to sell meat of diseased animals
    If any person shall knowingly and willfully slaughter any diseased animal and sell or offer for sale any of the meat of such diseased...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-343.   Unauthorized dealing in railroad tickets
    If any person shall sell or deal in tickets issued by any railroad company, unless he is a duly authorized agent of the railroad...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-344.   Sale of admission tickets in excess of printed price
    Any person, firm, or corporation shall be allowed to add a reasonable service fee to the face value of the tickets sold, and the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-344.1.   (Contingent repeal, see note) Internet sale of admission tickets in excess of printed price
    (a) Internet Resale. - A person may resell an admission ticket under this section on the Internet at a price greater than the price...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-344.2.   Prohibition on ticket purchasing software
    (a) Definition. - The term "ticket seller" means a person who has executed a written agreement with the management of any venue in North...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-345.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Extra Session, c. 14, s. 72(16)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-346.   Sale of convict-made goods prohibited
    (a) It shall be unlawful to sell or to offer for sale anywhere within the State of North Carolina any articles or commodities manufactured...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-346.1 through 14-346.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(17), (18)

Article 45 - Regulation of Employer and Employee.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-347.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 350
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-348.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 701
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-349.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 351
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-350.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 352
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-351.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 353
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-352.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 354
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-353.   Influencing agents and servants in violating duties owed employers
    Any person who gives, offers or promises to an agent, employee or servant any gift or gratuity whatever with intent to influence his action...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-354.   Witness required to give self-incriminating evidence; no suit or prosecution to be founded thereon
    No person shall be excused from attending, testifying or producing books, papers, contracts, agreements and other documents before any court, or in obedience to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-355.   Blacklisting employees
    If any person, agent, company or corporation, after having discharged any employee from his or its service, shall prevent or attempt to prevent, by...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-356.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(16)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-357.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(19)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-357.1.   Requiring payment for medical examination, etc., as condition of employment
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any employer, as defined in subsection (b) of this section, to require any applicant for employment, as defined...

Article 46 - Regulation of Landlord and Tenant.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-358.   Local: Violation of certain contracts between landlord and tenant
    If any tenant or cropper shall procure advances from his landlord to enable him to make a crop on the land rented by him,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-359.   Local: Tenant neglecting crop; landlord failing to make advances; harboring or employing delinquent tenant
    If any tenant or cropper shall procure advances from his landlord to enable him to make a crop on the land rented by him,...

Article 47 - Cruelty to Animals.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-360.   Cruelty to animals; construction of section
    (a) If any person shall intentionally overdrive, overload, wound, injure, torment, kill, or deprive of necessary sustenance, or cause or procure to be overdriven,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-360.1.   Immunity for veterinarian reporting animal cruelty
    Any veterinarian licensed in this State who has reasonable cause to believe that an animal has been the subject of animal cruelty in violation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-361.   Instigating or promoting cruelty to animals
    If any person shall willfully set on foot, or instigate, or move to, carry on, or promote, or engage in, or do any act...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-361.1.   Abandonment of animals
    Any person being the owner or possessor, or having charge or custody of an animal, who willfully and without justifiable excuse abandons the animal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-362.   Cockfighting
    A person who instigates, promotes, conducts, is employed at, allows property under his ownership or control to be used for, participates as a spectator...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-362.1.   Animal fights and baiting, other than cock fights, dog fights and dog baiting
    (a) A person who instigates, promotes, conducts, is employed at, provides an animal for, allows property under his ownership or control to be used...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-362.2.   Dog fighting and baiting
    (a) A person who instigates, promotes, conducts, is employed at, provides a dog for, allows property under the person's ownership or control to be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-362.3.   Restraining dogs in a cruel manner
    A person who maliciously restrains a dog using a chain or wire grossly in excess of the size necessary to restrain the dog safely...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-363.   Conveying animals in a cruel manner
    If any person shall carry or cause to be carried in or upon any vehicle or other conveyance, any animal in a cruel or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-363.1.   Living baby chicks or other fowl, or rabbits under eight weeks of age; disposing of as pets or novelties forbidden
    If any person, firm or corporation shall sell, or offer for sale, barter or give away as premiums living baby chicks, ducklings, or other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-363.2.   Confiscation of cruelly treated animals
    Conviction of any offense contained in this Article may result in confiscation of cruelly treated animals belonging to the accused and it shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-363.3.   Confinement of animals in motor vehicles
    (a) In order to protect the health and safety of an animal, any animal control officer, animal cruelty investigator appointed under G.S. 19A-45, law...

Article 48 - Animal Diseases.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-364.   Repealed by Session Laws 1945, c. 635

Article 49 - Protection of Livestock Running at Large.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-365.   Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 110
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-366.   Molesting or injuring livestock
    If any person shall unlawfully and on purpose drive any livestock, lawfully running at large in the range, from said range, or shall kill,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-367.   Altering the brands of and misbranding another's livestock
    If any person shall knowingly alter or deface the mark or brand of any other person's horse, mule, ass, neat cattle, sheep, goat, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-368.   Placing poisonous shrubs and vegetables in public places
    If any person shall throw into or leave exposed in any public square, street, lane, alley or open lot in any city, town or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-369.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(20)

Article 50 - Protection of Letters, Telegrams, and Telephone Messages.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-370.   Wrongfully obtaining or divulging knowledge of telephonic messages
    If any person wrongfully obtains, or attempts to obtain, any knowledge of a telephonic message by connivance with a clerk, operator, messenger or other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-371.   Violating privacy of telegraphic messages; failure to transmit and deliver same promptly
    If any person wrongfully obtains, or attempts to obtain, any knowledge of a telegraphic message by connivance with a clerk, operator, messenger, or other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-372.   Unauthorized opening, reading or publishing of sealed letters and telegrams
    If any person shall willfully, and without authority, open or read, or cause to be opened or read, a sealed letter or telegram, or...

Article 51 - Protection of Athletic Contests.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-373.   Bribery of players, managers, coaches, referees, umpires or officials
    If any person shall bribe or offer to bribe or shall aid, advise, or abet in any way another in such bribe or offer...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-374.   Acceptance of bribes by players, managers, coaches, referees, umpires or officials
    If any player or participant in any athletic contest shall accept, or agree to accept, a bribe given for the purpose of inducing the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-375.   Completion of offenses set out in 14-373 and 14-374
    To complete the offenses mentioned in G.S. 14-373 and 14-374, it shall not be necessary that the player, manager, coach, referee, umpire, or official...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-376.   Bribe defined
    By a "bribe," as used in this article, is meant any gift, emolument, money or thing of value, testimonial, privilege, appointment or personal advantage,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-377.   Intentional losing of athletic contest or limiting margin of victory or defeat
    If any player or participant shall commit any willful act of omission or commission, in playing of an athletic contest, with intent to lose...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-378.   Venue
    In all prosecutions under this Article, the venue may be laid in any county where the bribe herein referred to was given, offered, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-379.   Bonus or extra compensation not forbidden
    Nothing in this Article shall be construed to prohibit the giving or offering of any bonus or extra compensation to any manager, coach, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-380.   Repealed by Session Laws 1951, c. 364, s. 8

Article 51A - Protection of Horse Shows.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-380.1.   Bribery of horse show judges or officials
    Any person who bribes, or offers to bribe, any judge or other official in any horse show, with intent to influence his decision or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-380.2.   Bribery attempts to be reported
    Any judge or other official of any horse show shall report to the resident superior court district attorney any attempt to bribe him with...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-380.3.   Bribe defined
    The word "bribe," as used in this Article, shall have the same meaning as set forth in G.S. 14-376, in relation to athletic contests....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-380.4.   Printing Article in horse show schedules
    The provisions of this Article shall be printed on all schedules for any horse show held prior to January 1, 1965. (1963, c. 1100,...

Article 52 - Miscellaneous Police Regulations.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-381.   Desecration of State and United States flag
    It shall be unlawful for any person willfully and knowingly to cast contempt upon any flag of the United States or upon any flag...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-382.   Pollution of water on lands used for dairy purposes
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation owning lands adjoining the lands of any person, firm, or corporation which are or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-383.   Cutting timber on town watershed without disposing of boughs and debris; misdemeanor
    Any person, firm or corporation owning lands or the standing timber on lands within 400 feet of any watershed held or owned by any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-384.   Injuring notices and advertisements
    If any person shall wantonly or maliciously mutilate, deface, pull or tear down, destroy or otherwise damage any notice, sign or advertisement, unless immoral...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-385.   Defacing or destroying public notices and advertisements
    If any person shall willfully and unlawfully deface, tear down, remove or destroy any legal notice or advertisement authorized by law to be posted...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-386.   Repealed by Session Laws 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 14, s. 72(21)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-387.   Repealed by Session Laws 1945, c. 635
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-388.   Repealed by Session Laws 1943, c. 543
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-389.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(17)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-390 through 14-390.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 970, s. 11
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-391.   Usurious loans on household and kitchen furniture or assignment of wages
    Any person, firm or corporation who shall lend money in any manner whatsoever by note, chattel mortgage, conditional sale, or purported conditional sale or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-392 through 14-393.   Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 508, s. 4
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-394.   Anonymous or threatening letters, mailing or transmitting
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation, or any association of persons in this State, under whatever name styled, to write...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-395.   Commercialization of American Legion emblem; wearing by nonmembers
    It shall be unlawful for anyone not a member of the American Legion, an organization consisting of ex-members of the United States Army, Navy...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-395.1.   Sexual harassment
    (a) Offense. - Any lessor of residential real property or the agent of any lessor of residential real property who shall harass on the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-396 through 14-397.   Repealed by Session Laws 1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 767, s. 30(18), (19)
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-398.   Theft or destruction of property of public libraries, museums, etc
    Any person who shall steal or unlawfully take or detain, or willfully or maliciously or wantonly write upon, cut, tear, deface, disfigure, soil, obliterate,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-399.   Littering
    (a) No person, including any firm, organization, private corporation, or governing body, agents or employees of any municipal corporation shall intentionally or recklessly throw,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-399.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 784, s. 7
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-399.2.   Certain plastic yoke and ring type holding devices prohibited
    (a) As used in this section: (1) "Degradable" means that within one year after being discarded, the yoke or ring type holding device is...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-400.   Tattooing; body piercing prohibited
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to tattoo the arm, limb, or any part of the body of any other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.   Putting poisonous foodstuffs, antifreeze, etc., in certain public places, prohibited
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to put or place (i) any strychnine, other poisonous compounds or ground glass on...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.1.   Misdemeanor to tamper with examination questions
    Any person who, without authority of the entity who prepares or administers the examination, purloins, steals, buys, receives, or sells, gives or offers to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.2.   Misdemeanor for detective to collect claims, accounts, etc
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation, who or which is engaged in business as a detective, detective agency, or what...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.3.   Inscription on gravestone or monument charging commission of crime
    It shall be illegal for any person to erect or cause to be erected any gravestone or monument bearing any inscription charging any person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.4.   Identifying marks on machines and apparatus; application to Division of Motor Vehicles for numbers
    (a) No person, firm or corporation shall willfully remove, deface, destroy, alter or cover over the manufacturer's serial or engine number or any other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.5.   Repealed by Session Laws 2004-203, s. 21, effective August 17, 2004
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.6.   Unlawful to possess, etc., tear gas except for certain purposes
    (a) It is unlawful for any person, firm, corporation or association to possess, use, store, sell, or transport within the State of North Carolina,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.7.   Persons, firms, banks and corporations dealing in securities on commission taxed as a private banker
    No person, bank, or corporation, without a license authorized by law, shall act as a stockbroker or private banker. Any person, bank, or corporation...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.8.   Refusing to relinquish party telephone line in emergency; false statement of emergency
    Any person who shall willfully refuse to immediately relinquish a party telephone line when informed that such line is needed for an emergency call...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.9.   Parking vehicle in private parking space without permission
    It shall be unlawful for any person other than the owner or lessee of a privately owned or leased parking space to park a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.10.   Soliciting advertisements for official publications of law-enforcement officers' associations
    Every person, firm or corporation who solicits any advertisement to be published in any law-enforcement officers' association's official magazine, yearbook, or other official publication,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.11.   Distribution of certain food at Halloween and all other times prohibited
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly distribute, sell, give away or otherwise cause to be placed in a position of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.12.   Soliciting charitable contributions by telephone
    (a) Any professional solicitor who solicits by telephone contributions for charitable purposes or in any way compensates another person to solicit by telephone contributions...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.13.   Failure to give right to cancel in off-premises sales
    (a) It shall be a Class 3 misdemeanor for any sellers, as defined hereinafter, in connection with an off-premises sale, as defined hereinafter, willfully...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.14.   Ethnic intimidation; teaching any technique to be used for ethnic intimidation
    (a) If a person shall, because of race, color, religion, nationality, or country of origin, assault another person, or damage or deface the property...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.15.   Telephone sales recovery services
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, it shall be unlawful for any person or firm to solicit or require payment...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.16.   Contaminate food or drink to render one mentally incapacitated or physically helpless
    (a) It is unlawful knowingly to contaminate any food, drink, or other edible or potable substance with a controlled substance as defined in G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.17.   Unlawful removal or destruction of electronic dog collars
    (a) It is unlawful to intentionally remove or destroy an electronic collar or other electronic device placed on a dog by its owner to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.18.   Sale of certain packages of cigarettes prohibited
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Cigarette. - Defined in G.S. 105-113.4. (2) Package. - Defined in G.S. 105-113.4....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.19.   Filing false security agreements
    It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, or any other association of persons in this State, under whatever name styled, to present...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.20.   Defrauding drug and alcohol screening tests; penalty
    (a) It is unlawful for a person to do any of the following: (1) Sell, give away, distribute, or market urine in this State...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.21.   Practicing "rebirthing technique"; penalty
    (a) It is unlawful for a person to practice a technique, whether known as a "rebirthing technique" or referred to by any other name,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.22.   Concealment of death; disturbing human remains; dismembering human remains
    (a) Except as provided in subsection (a1) of this section, any person who, with the intent to conceal the death of a person, fails...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-401.23.   Unlawful manufacture, sale, delivery, or possession of Salvia divinorum
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly or intentionally manufacture, sell or deliver, or possess with intent to manufacture, sell or...

Article 52A - Sale of Weapons in Certain Counties.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-402.   Sale of certain weapons without permit forbidden
    (a) It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation in this State to sell, give away, or transfer, or to purchase or receive,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-403.   Permit issued by sheriff; form of permit; expiration of permit
    The sheriffs of any and all counties of this State shall issue to any person, firm, or corporation in any county a permit to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-404.   Issuance or refusal of permit; appeal from refusal; grounds for refusal; sheriff's fee
    (a) Upon application, the sheriff shall issue the permit to a resident of that county, unless the purpose of the permit is for collecting,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-405.   Record of permits kept by sheriff; confidentiality of permit information
    (a) The sheriff shall keep a record of all permits issued under this article, including the name, date, place of residence, age, former place...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-406.   Dealer to keep record of sales; confidentiality of records
    (a) Every dealer in pistols and other weapons mentioned in this Article shall keep an accurate record of all sales thereof, including the name,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-406.1.   Repealed by Session Laws 2011-56, s. 4, effective April 28, 2011
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-407.   Repealed by Session Laws 1997-6
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-407.1.   Sale of blank cartridge pistols
    The provisions of G.S. 14-402, 14-405, and 14-406 shall apply to the sale of pistols suitable for firing blank cartridges. The sheriffs of all...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-408.   Violation of 14-406 a misdemeanor
    Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of G.S. 14-406 shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. (1919, c. 197,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-408.1.   Solicit unlawful purchase of firearm; unlawful to provide materially false information regarding legality of firearm or ammunition transfer
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Ammunition. - Any cartridge, shell, or projectile designed for use in a firearm. (2) Firearm....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.   Machine guns and other like weapons
    (a) As used in this section, "machine gun" or "submachine gun" means any weapon which shoots, is designed to shoot, or can be readily...

Article 53 - Sale of Weapons in Certain Other Counties.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.1 through 14-409.9.   Repealed by Session Laws 1995, c. 487, s. 4

Article 53A - Other Firearms.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.10.   Purchase of rifles and shotguns out of State
    Unless otherwise prohibited by law, a citizen of this State may purchase a firearm in another state if the citizen undergoes a background check...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.11.   "Antique firearm" defined
    (a) The term "antique firearm" means any of the following: (1) Any firearm (including any firearm with a matchlock, flintlock, percussion cap, or similar...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.12.   "Historic edged weapons" defined
    The term "historic edged weapon" means any bayonet, trench knife, sword or dagger manufactured during or prior to World War II but in no...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.13 through 14-409.38.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 53B - Firearm Regulation.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.39.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Dealer. - Any person licensed as a dealer pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 921, et seq., or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.40.   Statewide uniformity of local regulation
    (a) It is declared by the General Assembly that the regulation of firearms is properly an issue of general, statewide concern, and that the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.41 through 14-409.44.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 53C - Sport Shooting Range Protection Act of 1997.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.45.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) Person. - An individual, proprietorship, partnership, corporation, club, or other legal entity. (2) Sport shooting range...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.46.   Sport shooting range protection
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person who owns, operates, or uses a sport shooting range in this State shall not be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-409.47.   Application of Article
    Except as otherwise provided in this Article, this Article does not prohibit a local government from regulating the location and construction of a sport...

Article 54 - Sale, etc., of Pyrotechnics.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-410.   Manufacture, sale and use of pyrotechnics prohibited; exceptions; license required; sale to persons under the age of 16 prohibited
    (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, it shall be unlawful for any individual, firm, partnership or corporation to manufacture, purchase, sell, deal...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-411.   Sale deemed made at site of delivery
    In case of sale or purchase of pyrotechnics, where the delivery thereof was made by a common or other carrier, the sale shall be...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-412.   Possession prima facie evidence of violation
    Possession of pyrotechnics by any person, for any purpose other than those permitted under this article, shall be prima facie evidence that such pyrotechnics...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-413.   Permits for use at public exhibitions
    (a) For the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this Article, the board of county commissioners of any county, or the governing board of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-414.   Pyrotechnics defined; exceptions
    For the proper construction of the provisions of this Article, "pyrotechnics," as is herein used, shall be deemed to be and include any and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.   Violation made misdemeanor
    Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article, except as otherwise specified in said Article, shall be guilty of a Class 2...

Article 54A - The Felony Firearms Act.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.1.   Possession of firearms, etc., by felon prohibited
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person who has been convicted of a felony to purchase, own, possess, or have in his custody,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.2.   Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 870, s. 3
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.3.   Possession of a firearm or weapon of mass destruction by persons acquitted of certain crimes by reason of insanity or persons determined to be incapable to proceed prohibited
    (a) It is unlawful for the following persons to purchase, own, possess, or have in the person's custody, care, or control, any firearm or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.4.   Restoration of firearms rights
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply in this section: (1) Firearms rights. - The legal right in this State of a person to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.5.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.6.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.7.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.8.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.9.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 54B - Concealed Handgun Permit.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.10.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply to this Article: (1) Carry a concealed handgun. - The term includes possession of a concealed handgun. (1a) Deployed or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.11.   Permit to carry concealed handgun; scope of permit
    (a) Any person who has a concealed handgun permit may carry a concealed handgun unless otherwise specifically prohibited by law. The person shall carry...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.12.   Criteria to qualify for the issuance of a permit
    (a) The sheriff shall issue a permit to an applicant if the applicant qualifies under the following criteria: (1) The applicant is a citizen...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.12A.   Firearms safety and training course exemption for qualified sworn law enforcement officers and certain other persons
    (a) A person who is a qualified sworn law enforcement officer, a qualified former sworn law enforcement officer, or a qualified retired probation or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.13.   Application for a permit; fingerprints
    (a) A person shall apply to the sheriff of the county in which the person resides to obtain a concealed handgun permit. The applicant...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.14.   Application form to be provided by sheriff; information to be included in application form
    (a) The sheriff shall make permit applications readily available at the office of the sheriff or at other public offices in the sheriff's jurisdiction....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.15.   Issuance or denial of permit
    (a) Except as permitted under subsection (b) of this section, within 45 days after receipt of the items listed in G.S. 14-415.13 from an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.16.   Renewal of permit
    (a) At least 45 days prior to the expiration date of a permit, the sheriff of the county where the permit was issued shall...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.16A.   Permit extensions and renewals for deployed military permittees
    (a) A deployed military permittee whose permit will expire during the permittee's deployment, or the permittee's agent, may apply to the sheriff for an...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.17.   Permit; sheriff to retain a list of permittees; confidentiality of list and permit application information; availability to law enforcement agencies
    (a) The permit shall be in a certificate form, as prescribed by the Administrative Office of the Courts, that is approximately the size of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.18.   Revocation or suspension of permit
    (a) The sheriff of the county where the permit was issued or the sheriff of the county where the person resides may revoke a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.19.   Fees
    (a) The permit fees assessed under this Article are payable to the sheriff. The sheriff shall transmit the proceeds of these fees to the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.20.   No liability of sheriff
    A sheriff who issues or refuses to issue a permit to carry a concealed handgun under this Article shall not incur any civil or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.21.   Violations of this Article punishable as an infraction
    (a) A person who has been issued a valid permit who is found to be carrying a concealed handgun without the permit in the...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.22.   Construction of Article
    This Article shall not be construed to require a person who may carry a concealed handgun under the provisions of G.S. 14-269(b) to obtain...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.23.   Statewide uniformity
    (a) It is the intent of the General Assembly to prescribe a uniform system for the regulation of legally carrying a concealed handgun. To...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.24.   Reciprocity; out-of-state handgun permits
    (a) A valid concealed handgun permit or license issued by another state is valid in North Carolina. (b) Repealed by Session Laws 2011-268, s....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.25.   Exemption from permit requirement
    Law enforcement officers and qualified retired law enforcement officers authorized by federal law to carry a concealed handgun pursuant to section 926B or 926C...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.26.   Certification of qualified retired law enforcement officers
    (a) In lieu of obtaining a permit under this Article, a qualified retired law enforcement officer may apply to the North Carolina Criminal Justice...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-415.27.   Expanded permit scope for certain persons
    Notwithstanding G.S. 14-415.11(c), any of the following persons who has a concealed handgun permit issued pursuant to this Article or that is considered valid...

Article 55 - Regulation of Certain Reptiles.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-416.   Mishandling of certain reptiles declared public nuisance and criminal offense
    The intentional or negligent exposure of other human beings to unsafe contact with venomous reptiles, large constricting snakes, or crocodilians is essentially dangerous and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-417.   Regulation of ownership or use of venomous reptiles
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to own, possess, use, transport, or traffic in any venomous reptile that is not housed in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-417.1.   Regulation of ownership or use of large constricting snakes
    (a) As used in this Article, large constricting snakes shall mean: Reticulated Python, Python reticulatus; Burmese Python, Python molurus; African Rock Python, Python sebae;...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-417.2.   Regulation of ownership or use of crocodilians
    (a) All crocodilians, excluding the American alligator, shall be regulated under this Article. It shall be unlawful for any person to own, possess, use,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-418.   Prohibited handling of reptiles or suggesting or inducing others to handle
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to handle any reptile regulated under this Article in a manner that intentionally or negligently exposes...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-419.   Investigation of suspected violations; seizure and examination of reptiles; disposition of reptiles
    (a) In any case in which any law-enforcement officer or animal control officer has probable cause to believe that any of the provisions of...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-420.   Arrest of persons violating provisions of Article
    If an examination made by the North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences or the North Carolina Zoological Park or their designated representatives conducted...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-421.   Exemptions from provisions of Article
    This Article shall not apply to the possession, exhibition, or handling of reptiles by employees or agents of duly constituted veterinarians, zoos, serpentariums, museums,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-422.   Criminal penalties and civil remedies for violation
    (a) Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. (b) If any person, other...

Article 56 - Debt Adjusting.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-423.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, the following definitions apply: (1) "Debt adjuster" means a person who engages in, attempts to engage in, or offers...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-424.   Engaging, etc., in business of debt adjusting a misdemeanor
    If any person shall engage in, or offer to or attempt to, engage in the business or practice of debt adjusting, or if any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-425.   Enjoining practice of debt adjusting; appointment of receiver for money and property employed
    The superior court shall have jurisdiction, in an action brought in the name of the State by the Attorney General or the district attorney...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-426.   Certain persons and transactions not deemed debt adjusters or debt adjustment
    The following individuals or transactions shall not be deemed debt adjusters or as being engaged in the business or practice of debt adjusting: (1)...

Article 57 - Use, Sale, etc., of Glues Releasing Toxic Vapors.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-427 through 14-431.   Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 970, s. 11

Article 58 - Records, Tapes and Other Recorded Devices.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-432.   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Article: (1) "Article" means the tangible medium upon which sounds or images are recorded or otherwise stored, including...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-433.   Recording of live performances or recorded sounds and distribution, etc., of such recordings unlawful in certain circumstances
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to: (1) Knowingly transfer or cause to be transferred, directly or indirectly by any means, any...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-434.   Retailing, etc., of certain recorded devices unlawful
    It shall be unlawful for any person to knowingly retail, advertise or offer for sale or resale, sell or resell or cause the sale...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-435.   Recorded devices to show true name and address of manufacturer
    (a) A person is guilty of failure to disclose the origin of an article when, for commercial advantage or private financial gain, the person...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-436.   Recorded devices; civil action for damages
    Any owner of an article as defined in this Article whose work is allegedly the subject of a violation of G.S. 14-433 or G.S....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-437.   Violation of Article; penalties
    (a) Every individual act in contravention of the provisions of this Article shall constitute a Class 1 misdemeanor, except that the offense is a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-438.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-439.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-440.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 58A - Audiovisual Recordings.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-440.1.   Unlawful operation of an audiovisual recording device
    (a) Definitions. - The following definitions apply to this section: (1) "Audiovisual recording device" means a digital or analog video camera, or any other...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-441.   Reserved for future codification purposes
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-442.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 59 - Public Intoxication.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-443.   Definitions
    As used in this Article: (1) "Alcoholism" is the state of a person who habitually lacks self-control as to the use of alcoholic beverages,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-444.   Intoxicated and disruptive in public
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person in a public place to be intoxicated and disruptive in any of the following ways: (1)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-445.   Defense of alcoholism
    (a) It is a defense to a charge of being intoxicated and disruptive in a public place that the defendant suffers from alcoholism. (b)...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-446.   Disposition of defendant acquitted because of alcoholism
    If a defendant is found not guilty of being intoxicated and disruptive in a public place because he suffers from alcoholism, the court in...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-447.   No prosecution for public intoxication
    (a) No person may be prosecuted solely for being intoxicated in a public place. A person who is intoxicated in a public place and...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-448 through 14-452.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 60 - Computer-Related Crime.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-453.   Definitions
    As used in this Article, unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following terms have the meanings specified: (1) "Access" means to instruct, communicate...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-453.1.   Exceptions
    This Article does not apply to or prohibit: (1) Any terms or conditions in a contract or license related to a computer, computer network,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-453.2.   Jurisdiction
    Any offense under this Article committed by the use of electronic communication may be deemed to have been committed where the electronic communication was...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-454.   Accessing computers
    (a) It is unlawful to willfully, directly or indirectly, access or cause to be accessed any computer, computer program, computer system, computer network, or...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-454.1.   Accessing government computers
    (a) It is unlawful to willfully, directly or indirectly, access or cause to be accessed any government computer for the purpose of: (1) Devising...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-455.   Damaging computers, computer programs, computer systems, computer networks, and resources
    (a) It is unlawful to willfully and without authorization alter, damage, or destroy a computer, computer program, computer system, computer network, or any part...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-456.   Denial of computer services to an authorized user
    (a) Any person who willfully and without authorization denies or causes the denial of computer, computer program, computer system, or computer network services to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-456.1.   Denial of government computer services to an authorized user
    (a) Any person who willfully and without authorization denies or causes the denial of government computer services is guilty of a Class H felony....
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-457.   Extortion
    Any person who verbally or by a written or printed communication, maliciously threatens to commit an act described in G.S. 14-455 with the intent...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-458.   Computer trespass; penalty
    (a) Except as otherwise made unlawful by this Article, it shall be unlawful for any person to use a computer or computer network without...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-458.1.   Cyber-bullying; penalty
    (a) Except as otherwise made unlawful by this Article, it shall be unlawful for any person to use a computer or computer network to...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-458.2.   Cyber-bullying of school employee by student; penalty
    (a) The following definitions apply in this section: (1) School employee. - The term means any of the following: a. An employee of a...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-459.   Reserved for future codification purposes

Article 61 - Trains and Railroads.

  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-460.   Riding on train unlawfully
    If any person, with the intention of being transported free in violation of law, rides or attempts to ride on top of any car,...
  • N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-461.   Unauthorized manufacture or sale of switch-lock keys a misdemeanor
    It shall be unlawful for any person to make, manufacture, sell, or give away to any other person any duplicate key to any lock...

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