North Carolina General Statutes § 148-18.1 Confiscation of unauthorized articles

Any item of personal property which a prisoner in any correctional facility is prohibited from possessing by State law or which is not authorized by rules adopted by the Secretary of Public Safety shall, when found in the possession of a prisoner, be confiscated and destroyed or otherwise disposed of as the Secretary may direct. Any unauthorized funds confiscated under this section or funds from the sale of confiscated property shall be deposited to Inmate Welfare Fund maintained by the Division of Adult Correction of the Department of Public Safety.  (1983, c. 289, s. 1; 2011-145, s. 19.1(h), (i).)

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