North Carolina General Statutes § 75-50 Definitions
The following words and terms as used in this Article shall be construed as follows:
(1) "Consumer" means any natural person who has incurred a debt or alleged debt for personal, family, household or agricultural purposes.
(2) "Debt" means any obligation owed or due or alleged to be owed or due from a consumer.
(3) "Debt collector" means any person engaging, directly or indirectly, in debt collection from a consumer except those persons subject to the provisions of Article 70, Chapter 58 of the General Statutes. (1977, c. 747, s. 4; 1989, c. 770, s. 15.)
Last modified: March 23, 2014