North Carolina General Statutes § 66-313 Scope

(a)        Except as otherwise provided in subsections (b), (c), and (e) of this section, this Article applies to electronic records and electronic signatures relating to a transaction.

(b)        This Article does not apply to a transaction to the extent it is governed by:

(1)        A law governing the creation and execution of wills, codicils, or testamentary trusts.

(2)        Chapter 25 of the General Statutes other than G.S. 25-1-306, Article 2, and Article 2A.

(3)        Article 11A of Chapter 66 of the General Statutes.

(c)        This Article applies to an electronic record or electronic signature otherwise excluded from the application of this Article under subsection (b) of this section to the extent it is governed by a law other than those specified in subsection (b) of this section.

(d)       A transaction subject to this Article is also subject to other applicable substantive law.

(e)        This Article shall not apply to:

(1)        Any notice of the cancellation or termination of utility services, including water, heat, and power.

(2)        Any notice of default, acceleration, repossession, foreclosure or eviction, or the right to cure, under a credit agreement secured by, or a rental agreement for, a primary residence of an individual.

(3)        Any notice of the cancellation or termination of health insurance or benefits, or life insurance or benefits, excluding annuities.

(4)        Any notice of the recall of a product, or material failure of a product that risks endangering health or safety.

(5)        Any document required to accompany the transportation or handling of hazardous materials, pesticides, or other toxic or dangerous materials. (2000-152, s. 1; 2001-295, s. 2; 2006-112, s. 23.)

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