North Carolina General Statutes § 165-3 Definitions

Wherever used in this Article, unless the context otherwise requires, the terms defined in this section shall have the following meaning:

(1)        "Commission" means the Veterans Affairs Commission.

(2)        "Department" means the North Carolina Department of Administration, an agency of the government of the State of North Carolina.

(3)        Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 620, s. 9.

(4)        "Veteran" means

a.         For qualifying as a voting member of the State Board of Veterans Affairs and as the State Director of Veterans Affairs, a person who served honorably during a period of war as defined in Title 38, United States Code.

b.         For entitlement to the services of the Department of Administration, any person who may be entitled to any benefits or rights under the laws of the United States by reason of service in the Armed Forces of the United States.

(5)        "Veterans' organization" means any organization of veterans which has been chartered by an act of the United States Congress and is legally constituted and operating in this State pursuant to said charter.  (1945, c. 723, s. 1; 1949, c. 430, s. 1; 1967, c. 1060, s. 1; 1973, c. 620, s. 9; 1977, c. 70, s. 27; 2011-183, s. 112.)

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