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Article 1 - Definitions and General Provisions. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1 through 15A-100 15A-1 through 15A-100. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-101 15A-101. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-101.1 15A-101.1. Electronic technology in criminal process and procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 2 - Jurisdiction. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-102 through 15A-130 15A-102 through 15A-130. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 3 - Venue. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-131 15A-131. Venue generally.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-132 15A-132. Concurrent venue.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-133 15A-133. Waiver of venue; motion for change of venue; indictment may be returned in other county.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-134 15A-134. Offense occurring in part outside North Carolina.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-135 15A-135. Allegation of venue conclusive in absence of timely motion.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-136 15A-136. Venue for sexual offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-137 through 15A-140 15A-137 through 15A-140. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 4 - Entry and Withdrawal of Attorney in Criminal Case. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-141 15A-141. When entry of attorney in criminal proceeding occurs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-142 15A-142. Requirement that clerk record entry.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-143 15A-143. Attorney making general entry obligated to represent defendant at all subsequent stages.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-144 15A-144. Withdrawal of attorney with permission of court.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 5 - Expunction of Records. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-145 15A-145. Expunction of records for first offenders under the age of 18 at the time of conviction of misdemeanor; expunction of certain other misdemeanors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-145.1 15A-145.1. Expunction of records for first offenders under the age of 18 at the time of conviction of certain gang offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-145.2 15A-145.2. Expunction of records for first offenders not over 21 years of age at the time of the offense of certain drug offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-145.3 15A-145.3. Expunction of records for first offenders not over 21 years of age at the time of the offense of certain toxic vapors offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-145.4 15A-145.4. Expunction of records for first offenders who are under 18 years of age at the time of the commission of a nonviolent felony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-145.5 15A-145.5. Expunction of certain misdemeanors and felonies; no age limitation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-145.6 15A-145.6. Expunctions for certain defendants convicted of prostitution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-146 15A-146. Expunction of records when charges are dismissed or there are findings of not guilty.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-147 15A-147. Expunction of records when charges are dismissed or there are findings of not guilty as a result of identity theft.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-148 15A-148. Expunction of DNA records when charges are dismissed on appeal or pardon of innocence is granted.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-149 15A-149. Expunction of records when pardon of innocence is granted.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-150 15A-150. Notification requirements.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-151 15A-151. Confidential agency files; exceptions to expunction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-152 15A-152. Civil liability for dissemination of certain criminal history information.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-153 15A-153. Effect of expunction; prohibited practices by employers, educational institutions, agencies of State and local governments.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-154 15A-154: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-155 15A-155: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-156 15A-156: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-157 15A-157: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-158 15A-158: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-159 15A-159: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-160 15A-160. Reporting requirement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-161 15A-161: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-162 15A-162: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-163 15A-163: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-164 15A-164: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-165 15A-165: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-166 15A-166: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-167 15A-167: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-168 15A-168: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-169 15A-169: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-170 15A-170: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-171 15A-171: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-172 15A-172: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-173 15A-173: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 6 - Certificate of Relief. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-173.1 15A-173.1. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-173.2 15A-173.2. Certificate of Relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-173.3 15A-173.3. Collateral sanctions not subject to order of limited relief or Certificate of Relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-173.4 15A-173.4. Issuance, modification, and revocation of Certificate of Relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-173.5 15A-173.5. Reliance on order or Certificate of Relief as evidence of due care.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-173.6 15A-173.6. Victim's rights.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-174 15A-174: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-175 15A-175: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-176 15A-176: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-177 15A-177: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-178 15A-178: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-179 15A-179: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-180 15A-180: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-181 15A-181: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-182 15A-182: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-183 15A-183: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-184 15A-184: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-185 15A-185: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-186 15A-186: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-187 15A-187: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-188 15A-188: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-189 15A-189: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-190 15A-190: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-191 15A-191: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-192 15A-192: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-193 15A-193: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-194 15A-194: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-195 15A-195: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-196 15A-196: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-197 15A-197: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-198 15A-198: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-199 15A-199: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-200 15A-200: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 7 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-201 through 15A-210 15A-201 through 15A-210. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 8 - Electronic Recording of Interrogations. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-211 15A-211. Electronic recording of interrogations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-212 15A-212. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-213 15A-213. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-214 15A-214. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-215 15A-215. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-216 15A-216. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-217 15A-217. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-218 15A-218. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-219 15A-219. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-220 15A-220. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 9 - Search and Seizure by Consent. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-221 15A-221. General authorization; definition of "consent".[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-222 15A-222. Person from whom effective consent may be obtained.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-223 15A-223. Permissible scope of consent search and seizure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-224 through 15A-230 15A-224 through 15A-230. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 10 - Other Searches and Seizures. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-231 15A-231. Other searches and seizures.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-232 through 15A-240 15A-232 through 15A-240. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 11 - Search Warrants. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-241 15A-241. Definition of search warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-242 15A-242. Items subject to seizure under a search warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-243 15A-243. Who may issue a search warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-244 15A-244. Contents of the application for a search warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-245 15A-245. Basis for issuance of a search warrant; duty of the issuing official.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-246 15A-246. Form and content of the search warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-247 15A-247. Who may execute a search warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-248 15A-248. Time of execution of a search warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-249 15A-249. Officer to give notice of identity and purpose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-250 15A-250. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-251 15A-251. Entry by force.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-252 15A-252. Service of a search warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-253 15A-253. Scope of the search; seizure of items not named in the warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-254 15A-254. List of items seized.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-255 15A-255. Frisk of persons present in premises or vehicle to be searched.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-256 15A-256. Detention and search of persons present in private premises or vehicle to be searched.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-257 15A-257. Return of the executed warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-258 15A-258. Disposition of seized property.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-259 15A-259. Application of Article to all warrants; exception as to inspection warrants and special riot situations.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 12 - Pen Registers; Trap and Trace Devices. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-260 15A-260. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-261 15A-261. Prohibition and exceptions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-262 15A-262. Application for order for pen register or trap and trace device.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-263 15A-263. Issuance of order for pen register or trap and trace device.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-264 15A-264. Assistance in installation and use of a pen register or a trap and trace device.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-265 15A-265. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 13 - DNA Database and Databank. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266 15A-266. Short title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.1 15A-266.1. Policy.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.2 15A-266.2. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.3 15A-266.3. Establishment of State DNA database and databank.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.3A 15A-266.3A. DNA sample required for DNA analysis upon arrest for certain offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.4 15A-266.4. DNA sample required for DNA analysis upon conviction or finding of not guilty by reason of insanity.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.5 15A-266.5. Tests to be performed on DNA sample.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.6 15A-266.6. Procedures for obtaining DNA sample for analysis; refusal to provide sample.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.7 15A-266.7. Procedures for conducting DNA analysis of DNA sample.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.8 15A-266.8. DNA database exchange.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.9 15A-266.9. Cancellation of authority to exchange DNA records.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.10 15A-266.10: Repealed by Session Laws 2001-282, s. 3.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.11 15A-266.11. Unauthorized uses of DNA Databank; penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-266.12 15A-266.12. Confidentiality of records.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-267 15A-267. Access to DNA samples from crime scene.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-268 15A-268. Preservation of biological evidence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-269 15A-269. Request for postconviction DNA testing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-270 15A-270. Post-test procedures.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-270.1 15A-270.1. Right to appeal denial of defendant's motion for DNA testing.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 14 - Nontestimonial Identification. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-271 15A-271. Authority to issue order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-272 15A-272. Time of application; additional investigative procedures not precluded.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-273 15A-273. Basis for order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-274 15A-274. Issuance of order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-275 15A-275. Modification of order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-276 15A-276. Failure to appear.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-277 15A-277. Service of order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-278 15A-278. Contents of order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-279 15A-279. Implementation of order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-280 15A-280. Return.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-281 15A-281. Nontestimonial identification order at request of defendant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-282 15A-282. Copy of results to person involved.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-283 through 15A-284§§ 15A-283 through 15A-284.49 Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 14A - Eyewitness Identification Reform Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-284.50 15A-284.50. Short title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-284.51 15A-284.51. Purpose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-284.52 15A-284.52. Eyewitness identification reform.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-284.53 15A-284.53. Training of law enforcement officers.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 15 - Urgent Necessity. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-285 15A-285. Non-law-enforcement actions when urgently necessary.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 16 - Electronic Surveillance. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-286 15A-286. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-287 15A-287. Interception and disclosure of wire, oral, or electronic communications prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-288 15A-288. Manufacture, distribution, possession, and advertising of wire, oral, or electronic communication intercepting devices prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-289 15A-289. Confiscation of wire, oral, or electronic communication interception devices.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-290 15A-290. Offenses for which orders for electronic surveillance may be granted.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-291 15A-291. Application for electronic surveillance order; judicial review panel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-292 15A-292. Request for application for electronic surveillance order.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-293 15A-293. Issuance of order for electronic surveillance; procedures for implementation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-294 15A-294. Authorization for disclosure and use of intercepted wire, oral, or electronic communications.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-295 15A-295. Reports concerning intercepted wire, oral, or electronic communications.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-296 15A-296. Recovery of civil damages authorized.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-297 15A-297. Conformity to provisions of federal law.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-298 15A-298. Subpoena authority.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 16A - Discontinuation of Telecommunications Services. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-299 15A-299. Discontinuation of telecommunications services used for unlawful purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-300 15A-300. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 17 - Criminal Process. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-301 15A-301. Criminal process generally.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-301.1 15A-301.1. Electronic Repository.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-302 15A-302. Citation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-303 15A-303. Criminal summons.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-304 15A-304. Warrant for arrest.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-305 15A-305. Order for arrest.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 18 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-306 through 15A-353 15A-306 through 15A-353. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 19 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-354 through 15A-400 15A-354 through 15A-400. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 20 - Arrest. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-401 15A-401. Arrest by law-enforcement officer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-402 15A-402. Territorial jurisdiction of officers to make arrests.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-403 15A-403. Arrest by officers from other states.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-404 15A-404. Detention of offenders by private persons.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-405 15A-405. Assistance to law-enforcement officers by private persons to effect arrest or prevent escape; benefits for private persons.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-406 15A-406. Assistance by federal officers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-407 through 15A-409 15A-407 through 15A-409. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 21 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-410 through 15A-453 15A-410 through 15A-453. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 22 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-454 through 15A-500 15A-454 through 15A-500: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 23 - Police Processing and Duties upon Arrest. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-501 15A-501. Police processing and duties upon arrest generally.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-502 15A-502. Photographs and fingerprints.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-502.1 15A-502.1. DNA sample upon arrest.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-503 15A-503. Police assistance to persons arrested while unconscious or semiconscious.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-504 15A-504. Return of released person.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-505 15A-505. Notification of parent and school.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-506 through 15A-510 15A-506 through 15A-510: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 24 - Initial Appearance. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-511 15A-511. Initial appearance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-512 through 15A-520 15A-512 through 15A-520. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 25 - Commitment. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-521 15A-521. Commitment to detention facility pending trial.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-522 through 15A-530 15A-522 through 15A-530. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 26 - Bail. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-531 15A-531. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-532 15A-532. Persons authorized to determine conditions for release; use of two-way audio and video transmission.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-533 15A-533. Right to pretrial release in capital and noncapital cases.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-534 15A-534. Procedure for determining conditions of pretrial release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-534.1 15A-534.1. Crimes of domestic violence; bail and pretrial release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-534.2 15A-534.2. Detention of impaired drivers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-534.3 15A-534.3. Detention for communicable diseases.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-534.4 15A-534.4. Sex offenses and crimes of violence against child victims: bail and pretrial release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-534.5 15A-534.5. Detention to protect public health.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-534.6 15A-534.6. Bail in cases of manufacture of methamphetamine.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-535 15A-535. Issuance of policies on pretrial release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-536 15A-536. Release after conviction in the superior court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-537 15A-537. Persons authorized to effect release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-538 15A-538. Modification of order on motion of person detained; substitution of surety.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-539 15A-539. Modification upon motion of prosecutor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-540 15A-540. Surrender of a defendant by a surety; setting new conditions of release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-541 15A-541. Persons prohibited from becoming surety.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-542 15A-542. False qualification by surety.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-543 15A-543. Penalties for failure to appear.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544 15A-544: Repealed by Session Laws 2000-133, s. 4.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544.1 15A-544.1. Forfeiture jurisdiction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544.2 15A-544.2. Identifying information on bond.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544.3 15A-544.3. Entry of forfeiture.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544.4 15A-544.4. Notice of forfeiture.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544.5 15A-544.5. Setting aside forfeiture.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544.6 15A-544.6. Final judgment of forfeiture.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544.7 15A-544.7. Docketing and enforcement of final judgment of forfeiture.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-544.8 15A-544.8. Relief from final judgment of forfeiture.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-545 15A-545. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-546 15A-546. Contempt.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-547 15A-547. Right to habeas corpus.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-547.1 15A-547.1. Remit bail bond if defendant sentenced to community or intermediate punishment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-547.2 through 15A-547.6 15A-547.2 through 15A-547.6. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 27 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-548 through 15A-574 15A-548 through 15A-574: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 28 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-575 through 15A-600 15A-575 through 15A-600: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 29 - First Appearance before District Court Judge. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-601 15A-601. First appearance before a district court judge; right in felony and other cases in original jurisdiction of superior court; consolidation of first appearance before magistrate and before district court judge; first appearance before clerk of superior court; use of two-way audio and video transmission.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-602 15A-602. Warning of right against self-incrimination.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-603 15A-603. Assuring defendant's right to counsel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-604 15A-604. Determination of sufficiency of charge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-605 15A-605. Additional proceedings at first appearance before judge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-606 15A-606. Demand or waiver of probable-cause hearing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-607 through 15A-610 15A-607 through 15A-610. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 30 - Probable-Cause Hearing. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-611 15A-611. Probable-cause hearing procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-612 15A-612. Disposition of charge on probable-cause hearing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-613 15A-613. Setting offense for trial in district court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-614 15A-614. Review of eligibility for pretrial release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-615 15A-615. Testing of certain persons for sexually transmitted infections.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-616 through 15A-620 15A-616 through 15A-620. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 31 - The Grand Jury and Its Proceedings. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-621 15A-621. "Grand jury" defined.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-622 15A-622. Formation and organization of grand juries; other preliminary matters.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-623 15A-623. Grand jury proceedings and operation in general.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-624 15A-624. Grand jury the judge of facts; judge the source of legal advice.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-625 15A-625. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-626 15A-626. Who may call witnesses before grand jury; no right to appear without consent of prosecutor or judge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-627 15A-627. Submission of bill of indictment to grand jury by prosecutor.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-628 15A-628. Functions of grand jury; record to be kept by clerk.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-629 15A-629. Procedure upon finding of not a true bill; release of defendant, etc.; institution of new charge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-630 15A-630. Notice to defendant of true bill of indictment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-631 15A-631. Grand jury venue.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-632 through 15A-640 15A-632 through 15A-640. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 32 - Indictment and Related Instruments. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-641 15A-641. Indictment and related instruments; definitions of indictment, information, and presentment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-642 15A-642. Prosecutions originating in superior court to be upon indictment or information; waiver of indictment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-643 15A-643. Joinder of offenses and defendants and consolidation of indictments and informations.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-644 15A-644. Form and content of indictment, information or presentment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-644.1 15A-644.1. Filing of information when plea of guilty or no contest in district court to Class H or I felony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-645 15A-645. Allegations of previous convictions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-646 15A-646. Superseding indictments and informations.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 33 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-647 through 15A-673 15A-647 through 15A-673. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 34 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-674 through 15A-700 15A-674 through 15A-700. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 35 - Speedy Trial. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-701 through 15A-710 15A-701 through 15A-710: Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 688, s. 1.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 36 - Special Criminal Process for Attendance of Defendants. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-711 15A-711. Securing attendance of criminal defendants confined in institutions within the State; requiring prosecutor to proceed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-712 through 15A-720 15A-712 through 15A-720. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 37 - Uniform Criminal Extradition Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-721 15A-721. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-722 15A-722. Duty of Governor as to fugitives from justice of other states.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-723 15A-723. Form of demand for extradition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-724 15A-724. Governor may cause investigation to be made.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-725 15A-725. Extradition of persons imprisoned or awaiting trial in another state or who have left the demanding state under compulsion.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-726 15A-726. Extradition of persons not present in demanding state at time of commission of crime.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-727 15A-727. Issue of Governor's warrant of arrest; its recitals.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-728 15A-728. Manner and place of execution of warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-729 15A-729. Authority of arresting officer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-730 15A-730. Rights of accused person; application for writ of habeas corpus.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-731 15A-731. Penalty for noncompliance with 15A-730.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-732 15A-732. Confinement in jail when necessary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-733 15A-733. Arrest prior to requisition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-734 15A-734. Arrest without a warrant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-735 15A-735. Commitment to await requisition; bail.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-736 15A-736. Bail in certain cases; conditions of bond.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-736.1 15A-736.1: Recodified as G.S. 15A-534.6 by Session Laws 2007-484, s. 4, effective August 30, 2007.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-737 15A-737. Extension of time of commitment; adjournment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-738 15A-738. Forfeiture of bail.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-739 15A-739. Persons under criminal prosecution in this State at time of requisition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-740 15A-740. Guilt or innocence of accused, when inquired into.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-741 15A-741. Governor may recall warrant or issue alias.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-742 15A-742. Fugitives from this State; duty of governors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-743 15A-743. Application for issuance of requisition; by whom made; contents.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-744 15A-744. Costs and expenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-745 15A-745. Immunity from service of process in certain civil actions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-746 15A-746. Written waiver of extradition proceedings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-747 15A-747. Nonwaiver by this State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-748 15A-748. No right of asylum; no immunity from other criminal prosecution while in this State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-749 15A-749. Interpretation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-750 15A-750. Short title.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-751 through 15A-760 15A-751 through 15A-760. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 38 - Interstate Agreement on Detainers. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-761 15A-761. Agreement on Detainers entered into; form and contents.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-762 15A-762. Meaning of "appropriate court."[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-763 15A-763. Cooperation in enforcement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-764 15A-764. Escape from temporary custody.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-765 15A-765. Authority and duty of official in charge of institution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-766 15A-766. Designation of central administrator of and information agent for agreement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-767 15A-767. Distribution of copies of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-768 through 15A-770 15A-768 through 15A-770. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 39 - Other Special Process for Attendance of Defendants. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-771 15A-771. Securing attendance of defendants confined in federal prisons.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-772 15A-772. Securing attendance of defendants who are outside the United States.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-773 15A-773. Securing attendance of organizations; appearance.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 40 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-774 through 15A-786 15A-774 through 15A-786. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 41 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-787 through 15A-800 15A-787 through 15A-800. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 42 - Attendance of Witnesses Generally. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-801 15A-801. Subpoena for witness.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-802 15A-802. Subpoena for the production of documentary evidence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-803 15A-803. Attendance of witnesses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-804 15A-804. Voluntary protective custody.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-805 15A-805. Securing attendance of witnesses confined in institutions within the State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-806 through 15A-810 15A-806 through 15A-810. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 43 - Uniform Act to Secure Attendance of Witnesses from without a State in Criminal Proceedings. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-811 15A-811. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-812 15A-812. Summoning witness in this State to testify in another state.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-813 15A-813. Witness from another state summoned to testify in this State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-814 15A-814. Exemption from arrest and service of process.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-815 15A-815. Uniformity of interpretation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-816 15A-816. Title of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-817 through 15A-820 15A-817 through 15A-820. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 44 - Securing Attendance of Prisoners as Witnesses. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-821 15A-821. Securing attendance of prisoner in this State as witness in proceeding outside the State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-822 15A-822. Securing attendance of prisoner outside the State as witness in proceeding in the State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-823 15A-823. Securing attendance of prisoner in federal institution as witness in proceeding in the State.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 45 - Fair Treatment for Certain Victims and Witnesses. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-824 15A-824. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-825 15A-825. Treatment due victims and witnesses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-826 15A-826. Assistants for administrative and victim and witness services.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-827 15A-827. Scope.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-828 through 15A-829 15A-828 through 15A-829. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 46 - Crime Victims' Rights Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-830 15A-830. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-831 15A-831. Responsibilities of law enforcement agency.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-831.1 15A-831.1. Polygraph examinations of victims of sexual assaults.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-832 15A-832. Responsibilities of the district attorney's office.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-832.1 15A-832.1. Responsibilities of judicial officials issuing arrest warrants.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-833 15A-833. Evidence of victim impact.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-834 15A-834. Restitution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-835 15A-835. Posttrial responsibilities.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-836 15A-836. Responsibilities of agency with custody of defendant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-837 15A-837. Responsibilities of Section of Community Corrections of the Division of Adult Correction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-838 15A-838. Notice of commuted sentence or pardon.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-839 15A-839. No money damages.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-840 15A-840. No ground for relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-841 15A-841. Incompetent victim's rights exercised.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-842 through 15A-849 15A-842 through 15A-849. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 47 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-850 through 15A-900 15A-850 through 15A-900. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 48 - Discovery in the Superior Court. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-901 15A-901. Application of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-902 15A-902. Discovery procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-903 15A-903. Disclosure of evidence by the State - Information subject to disclosure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-904 15A-904. Disclosure by the State - Certain information not subject to disclosure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-905 15A-905. Disclosure of evidence by the defendant - Information subject to disclosure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-906 15A-906. Disclosure of evidence by the defendant - Certain evidence not subject to disclosure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-907 15A-907. Continuing duty to disclose.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-908 15A-908. Regulation of discovery - Protective orders.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-909 15A-909. Regulation of discovery - Time, place, and manner of discovery and inspection.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-910 15A-910. Regulation of discovery - Failure to comply.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-911 through 15A-920 15A-911 through 15A-920. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 49 - Pleadings and Joinder. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-921 15A-921. Pleadings in criminal cases.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-922 15A-922. Use of pleadings in misdemeanor cases generally.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-923 15A-923. Use of pleadings in felony cases and misdemeanor cases initiated in the superior court division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-924 15A-924. Contents of pleadings; duplicity; alleging and proving previous convictions; failure to charge crime; surplusage.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-925 15A-925. Bill of particulars.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-926 15A-926. Joinder of offenses and defendants.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-927 15A-927. Severance of offenses; objection to joinder of defendants for trial.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-928 15A-928. Allegation and proof of previous convictions in superior court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-929 15A-929. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-930 15A-930. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 50 - Voluntary Dismissal. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-931 15A-931. Voluntary dismissal of criminal charges by the State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-932 15A-932. Dismissal with leave when defendant fails to appear and cannot be readily found or pursuant to a deferred prosecution agreement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-933 through 15A-940 15A-933 through 15A-940. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 51 - Arraignment. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-941 15A-941. Arraignment before judge only upon written request; use of two-way audio and video transmission; entry of not guilty plea if not arraigned.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-942 15A-942. Right to counsel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-943 15A-943. Arraignment in superior court - Required calendaring.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-944 15A-944. Arraignment in superior court - Optional calendaring.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-945 15A-945. Waiver of arraignment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-946 through 15A-950 15A-946 through 15A-950. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 52 - Motions Practice. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-951 15A-951. Motions in general; definition, service, and filing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-952 15A-952. Pretrial motions; time for filing; sanction for failure to file; motion hearing date.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-953 15A-953. Motions practice in district court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-954 15A-954. Motion to dismiss - Grounds applicable to all criminal pleadings; dismissal of proceedings upon death of defendant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-955 15A-955. Motion to dismiss - Grounds applicable to indictments.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-956 15A-956. Deferral of ruling on motion to dismiss when charge to be reinstituted.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-957 15A-957. Motion for change of venue.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-958 15A-958. Motion for a special venire from another county.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-959 15A-959. Notice of defense of insanity; pretrial determination of insanity.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-960 through 15A-970 15A-960 through 15A-970. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 53 - Motion to Suppress Evidence. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-971 15A-971. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-972 15A-972. Motion to suppress evidence before trial in superior court in general.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-973 15A-973. Motion to suppress evidence in district court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-974 15A-974. Exclusion or suppression of unlawfully obtained evidence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-975 15A-975. Motion to suppress evidence in superior court prior to trial and during trial.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-976 15A-976. Timing of pretrial suppression motion and hearing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-977 15A-977. Motion to suppress evidence in superior court; procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-978 15A-978. Motion to suppress evidence in superior court or district court; challenge of probable cause supporting search on grounds of truthfulness; when identity of informant must be disclosed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-979 15A-979. Motion to suppress evidence in superior and district court; orders of suppression; effects of orders and of failure to make motion.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-980 15A-980. Right to suppress use of certain prior convictions obtained in violation of right to counsel.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 54 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-981 through 15A-990 15A-981 through 15A-990. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 55 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-991 through 15A-1000 15A-991 through 15A-1000. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 56 - Incapacity to Proceed. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1001 15A-1001. No proceedings when defendant mentally incapacitated; exception.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1002 15A-1002. Determination of incapacity to proceed; evidence; temporary commitment; temporary orders.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1003 15A-1003. Referral of incapable defendant for civil commitment proceedings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1004 15A-1004. Orders for safeguarding of defendant and return for trial.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1005 15A-1005. Reporting to court with regard to defendants incapable of proceeding.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1006 15A-1006. Return of defendant for trial upon gaining capacity.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1007 15A-1007. Supplemental hearings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1008 15A-1008. Dismissal of charges.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1009 15A-1009: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-18, s. 6, effective December 1, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1010 15A-1010. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 57 - Pleas. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1011 15A-1011. Pleas in district and superior courts; waiver of appearance.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1012 15A-1012. Aid of counsel; time for deliberation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1013 through 15A-1020 15A-1013 through 15A-1020. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 58 - Procedures Relating to Guilty Pleas in Superior Court. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1021 15A-1021. Plea conference; improper pressure prohibited; submission of arrangement to judge; restitution and reparation as part of plea arrangement agreement, etc.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1022 15A-1022. Advising defendant of consequences of guilty plea; informed choice; factual basis for plea; admission of guilt not required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1022.1 15A-1022.1. Procedure in accepting admissions of the existence of aggravating factors in felonies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1023 15A-1023. Action by judge in plea arrangements relating to sentence; no approval required when arrangement does not relate to sentence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1024 15A-1024. Withdrawal of guilty plea when sentence not in accord with plea arrangement.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1025 15A-1025. Plea discussion and arrangement inadmissible.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1026 15A-1026. Record of proceedings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1027 15A-1027. Limitation on collateral attack on conviction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1028 15A-1028. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1029 15A-1029. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 58A - Procedures Relating to Felony Guilty Pleas in District Court. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1029.1 15A-1029.1. Transfer of case from superior court to district court to accept guilty and no contest pleas for certain felony offenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1030 15A-1030. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 59 - Maintenance of Order in the Courtroom. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1031 15A-1031. Custody and restraint of defendant and witnesses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1032 15A-1032. Removal of disruptive defendant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1033 15A-1033. Removal of disruptive witnesses and spectators.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1034 15A-1034. Controlling access to the courtroom.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1035 15A-1035. Other powers.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1036 through 15A-1039 15A-1036 through 15A-1039. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 60 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1040 through 15A-1050 15A-1040 through 15A-1050. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 61 - Granting of Immunity to Witnesses. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1051 15A-1051. Immunity; general provisions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1052 15A-1052. Grant of immunity in court proceedings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1053 15A-1053. Grant of immunity before grand jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1054 15A-1054. Charge reductions or sentence concessions in consideration of truthful testimony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1055 15A-1055. Evidence of grant of immunity or testimonial arrangement may be fully developed; impact may be argued to the jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1056 through 15A-1060 15A-1056 through 15A-1060. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 62 - Mistrial. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1061 15A-1061. Mistrial for prejudice to defendant.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1062 15A-1062. Mistrial for prejudice to the State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1063 15A-1063. Mistrial for impossibility of proceeding.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1064 15A-1064. Mistrial; finding of facts required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1065 15A-1065. Procedure following mistrial.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1066 through 15A-1070 15A-1066 through 15A-1070. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 63 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1071 through 15A-1080 15A-1071 through 15A-1080. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 64 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1081 through 15A-1100 15A-1081 through 15A-1100. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 65 - In General. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1101 15A-1101. Applicability of superior court procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1102 through 15A-1110 15A-1102 through 15A-1110. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 66 - Procedure for Hearing and Disposition of Infractions. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-111115A-1111. General procedure for disposition of infractions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1112 15A-1112. Venue.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1113 15A-1113. Prehearing procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1114 15A-1114. Hearing procedure for infractions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1115 15A-1115. Review of infractions originally disposed of in superior court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1116 15A-1116. Enforcement of sanctions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1117 15A-1117: Recodified as 20-24.2 by Session Laws 1985 (Reg. Sess., 1986), c. 852, s. 3.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1118 15A-1118. Costs.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 67 - through 70 Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1119 through 15A-1200 15A-1119 through 15A-1200. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 71 - Right to Trial by Jury. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1201 15A-1201. (Effective until December 1, 2014) Right to trial by jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1202 through 15A-1210 15A-1202 through 15A-1210. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 72 - Selecting and Impaneling the Jury. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1211 15A-1211. Selection procedure generally; role of judge; challenge to the panel; authority of judge to excuse jurors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1212 15A-1212. Grounds for challenge for cause.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1213 15A-1213. Informing prospective jurors of case.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1214 15A-1214. Selection of jurors; procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1215 15A-1215. Alternate jurors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1216 15A-1216. Impaneling jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1217 15A-1217. Number of peremptory challenges.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1218 through 15A-1220 15A-1218 through 15A-1220. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 73 - Criminal Jury Trial in Superior Court. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1221 15A-1221. Order of proceedings in jury trial; reading of indictment prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1222 15A-1222. Expression of opinion prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1223 15A-1223. Disqualification of judge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1224 15A-1224. Death or disability of trial judge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1225 15A-1225. Exclusion of witnesses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1225.1 15A-1225.1. Child witnesses; remote testimony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1225.2 15A-1225.2. Witnesses with developmental disabilities or mental retardation; remote testimony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1226 15A-1226. Rebuttal evidence; additional evidence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1227 15A-1227. Motion for dismissal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1228 15A-1228. Notes by the jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1229 15A-1229. View by jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1230 15A-1230. Limitations on argument to the jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1231 15A-1231. Jury instructions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1232 15A-1232. Jury instructions; explanation of law; opinion prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1233 15A-1233. Review of testimony; use of evidence by the jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1234 15A-1234. Additional instructions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1235 15A-1235. Length of deliberations; deadlocked jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1236 15A-1236. Admonitions to jurors; regulation and separation of jurors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1237 15A-1237. Verdict.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1238 15A-1238. Polling the jury.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1239 15A-1239. Judicial comment on verdict.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1240 15A-1240. Impeachment of the verdict.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1241 15A-1241. Record of proceedings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1242 15A-1242. Defendant's election to represent himself at trial.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1243 15A-1243. Standby counsel for defendant representing himself.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1244 through 15A-1250 15A-1244 through 15A-1250. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 74 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1251 through 15A-1260 15A-1251 through 15A-1260. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 75 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1261 through 15A-1280 15A-1261 through 15A-1280. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 76 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1281 through 15A-1290 15A-1281 through 15A-1290. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 77 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1291 through 15A-1300 15A-1291 through 15A-1300. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 78 - Order of Commitment to Imprisonment. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1301 15A-1301. Order of commitment to imprisonment when not otherwise specified.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1302 through 15A-1310 15A-1302 through 15A-1310. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 79 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1311 through 15A-1320 15A-1311 through 15A-1320: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 80 - Defendants Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1321 15A-1321. Automatic civil commitment of defendants found not guilty by reason of insanity.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1322 15A-1322. Temporary restraint.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1323 through 15A-1330 15A-1323 through 15A-1330. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 81 - General Sentencing Provisions. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1331 15A-1331. Authorized sentences; conviction.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1331.1 15A-1331.1. Forfeiture of licensing privileges after conviction of a felony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1331.2 15A-1331.2. Prayer for judgment continued for a period of time that exceeds 12 months is an improper disposition of a Class B1, B2, C, D, or E felony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1331A 15A-1331A. Forfeiture of licensing privileges after conviction of a felony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1332 15A-1332. Presentence reports.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1333 15A-1333. Availability of presentence report.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1334 15A-1334. The sentencing hearing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1335 15A-1335. Resentencing after appellate review.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1336 15A-1336. Compliance with criminal case firearm notification requirements of the federal Violence Against Women Act.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1337 15A-1337. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1338 15A-1338. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1339 15A-1339. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340 15A-1340. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 81A - Sentencing Persons Convicted of Felonies. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.1 through 15A-1340.7 15A-1340.1 through 15A-1340.7: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 538, s. 14.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.8 15A-1340.8. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.9 15A-1340.9. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 81B - Structured Sentencing of Persons Convicted of Crimes. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.10 15A-1340.10. Applicability of structured sentencing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.11 15A-1340.11. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.12 15A-1340.12. Purposes of sentencing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.13 15A-1340.13. Procedure and incidents of sentence of imprisonment for felonies.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.14 15A-1340.14. Prior record level for felony sentencing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.15 15A-1340.15. Multiple convictions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.16 15A-1340.16. Aggravated and mitigated sentences.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.16A 15A-1340.16A. Enhanced sentence if defendant is convicted of a Class A, B1, B2, C, D, or E felony and the defendant used, displayed, or threatened to use or display a firearm or deadly weapon during the commission of the felony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.16B 15A-1340.16B. Life imprisonment without parole for a second or subsequent conviction of a Class B1 felony if the victim was 13 years of age or younger and there are no mitigating factors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.16C 15A-1340.16C. Enhanced sentence if defendant is convicted of a felony and the defendant was wearing or had in his or her immediate possession a bullet-proof vest during the commission of the felony.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.16D 15A-1340.16D. Manufacturing methamphetamine; enhanced sentence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.17 15A-1340.17. Punishment limits for each class of offense and prior record level.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.18 15A-1340.18. Advanced supervised release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.19 15A-1340.19. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.19A 15A-1340.19A. Applicability.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.19B 15A-1340.19B. Penalty determination.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.19C 15A-1340.19C. Sentencing; assignment for resentencing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.19D 15A-1340.19D. Incidents of parole.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.20 15A-1340.20. Procedure and incidents of sentence of imprisonment for misdemeanors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.21 15A-1340.21. Prior conviction level for misdemeanor sentencing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.22 15A-1340.22. Multiple convictions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.23 15A-1340.23. Punishment limits for each class of offense and prior conviction level.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.24 through 15A-1340.33 15A-1340.24 through 15A-1340.33. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 81C - Restitution [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.34 15A-1340.34. Restitution generally.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.35 15A-1340.35. Basis for restitution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.36 15A-1340.36. Determination of restitution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.37 15A-1340.37. Effect of restitution order; beneficiaries.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.38 15A-1340.38. Enforcement of certain orders for restitution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.39 15A-1340.39: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.40 15A-1340.40: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.41 15A-1340.41: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.42 15A-1340.42: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.43 15A-1340.43: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.44 15A-1340.44: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.45 15A-1340.45: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.46 15A-1340.46: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.47 15A-1340.47: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.48 15A-1340.48: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.49 15A-1340.49: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 81D - Permanent No Contact Order Against Convicted Sex Offender. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1340.50 15A-1340.50. Permanent no contact order prohibiting future contact by convicted sex offender with crime victim.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 82 - Probation. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1341 15A-1341. Probation generally.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1342 15A-1342. Incidents of probation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1343 15A-1343. Conditions of probation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1343.1 15A-1343.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2002-126, s. 17.18, effective August 15, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1343.2 15A-1343.2. Special probation rules for persons sentenced under Article 81B.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1343.3 15A-1343.3. Division of Adult Correction of the Department of Public Safety to establish regulations for continuous alcohol monitoring systems; payment of fees; authority to terminate monitoring.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1344 15A-1344. Response to violations; alteration and revocation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1344.1 15A-1344.1. Procedure to insure payment of child support.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1345 15A-1345. Arrest and hearing on probation violation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1346 15A-1346. Commencement of probation; multiple sentence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1347 15A-1347. Appeal from revocation of probation or imposition of special probation upon violation; consequences of waiver of hearing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1348 through 15A-1350 15A-1348 through 15A-1350: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 83 - Imprisonment. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1351 15A-1351. Sentence of imprisonment; incidents; special probation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1352 15A-1352. Commitment to Division of Adult Correction of the Department of Public Safety or local confinement facility.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1353 15A-1353. Order of commitment when imprisonment imposed; release pending appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1354 15A-1354. Concurrent and consecutive terms of imprisonment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1355 15A-1355. Calculation of terms of imprisonment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1356 through 15A-1360 15A-1356 through 15A-1360. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 84 - Fines. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1361 15A-1361. Authorized fines and penalties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1362 15A-1362. Imposition of fines.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1363 15A-1363. Remission of a fine or costs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1364 15A-1364. Response to nonpayment.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1365 15A-1365. Judgment for fines docketed; lien and execution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1366 15A-1366. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1367 15A-1367. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 84A - Post-Release Supervision. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1368 15A-1368. Definitions and administration.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1368.1 15A-1368.1. Applicability of Article 84A.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1368.2 15A-1368.2. Post-release supervision eligibility and procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1368.3 15A-1368.3. Incidents of post-release supervision.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1368.4 15A-1368.4. Conditions of post-release supervision.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1368.5 15A-1368.5. Commencement of post-release supervision; multiple sentences.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1368.6 15A-1368.6. Arrest and hearing on post-release supervision violation.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 84B - Medical Release of Inmates. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1369 15A-1369. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1369.1 15A-1369.1. Authority to release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1369.2 15A-1369.2. Eligibility.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1369.3 15A-1369.3. Procedure for medical release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1369.4 15A-1369.4. Conditions of medical release.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1369.5 15A-1369.5. Change in medical status.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1370 15A-1370. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 85 - Parole. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1370.1 15A-1370.1. Applicability of Article 85.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1371 15A-1371. Parole eligibility, consideration, and refusal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1372 15A-1372. Length and effect of parole term.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1373 15A-1373. Incidents of parole.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1374 15A-1374. Conditions of parole.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1375 15A-1375. Commencement of parole; multiple sentences.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1376 15A-1376. Arrest and hearing on parole violation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1377 15A-1377. Repealed by Session Laws 1977, 2nd Sess., c. 1147, s. 27.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1378 through 15A-1380 15A-1378 through 15A-1380. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 85A - Parole of Certain Convicted Felons. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1380.1 through 15A-1380.4 15A-1380.1 through 15A-1380.4: Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 538, s. 24.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 85B - Review of Sentences of Life Imprisonment Without Parole. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1380.5 15A-1380.5: Repealed by Session Laws 1998-212, s. 19.4(q).[RTF] [PDF]
Article 86 - Reports of Dispositions of Criminal Cases. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1381 15A-1381. Disposition defined.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1382 15A-1382. Reports of disposition; fingerprints.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1382.1 15A-1382.1. Reports of disposition; domestic violence; child abuse; sentencing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1382.2 15A-1382.2. Sentencing court to include in judgment whether firearm was used.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1383 15A-1383. Plans for implementation of Article; punishment for failure to comply; modification of plan.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1384 through 15A-1390 15A-1384 through 15A-1390. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 87 - Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1391 through 15A-1400 15A-1391 through 15A-1400. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 88 - Post-Trial Motions and Appeal. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1401 15A-1401. Post-trial motions and appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1402 through 15A-1410 15A-1402 through 15A-1410. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 89 - Motion for Appropriate Relief and Other Post-Trial Relief. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1411 15A-1411. Motion for appropriate relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1412 15A-1412. Provisions of Article procedural.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1413 15A-1413. Trial judges empowered to act; assignment of motions for appropriate relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1414 15A-1414. Motion by defendant for appropriate relief made within 10 days after verdict.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1415 15A-1415. Grounds for appropriate relief which may be asserted by defendant after verdict; limitation as to time.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1416 15A-1416. Motion by the State for appropriate relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1416.1 15A-1416.1. Motion by the defendant to vacate prostitution conviction for sex trafficking victim.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1417 15A-1417. Relief available.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1418 15A-1418. Motion for appropriate relief in the appellate division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1419 15A-1419. When motion for appropriate relief denied.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1420 15A-1420. Motion for appropriate relief; procedure.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1421 15A-1421. Indigent defendants.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1422 15A-1422. Review upon appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1423 through 15A-1430 15A-1423 through 15A-1430. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 90 - Appeals from Magistrates and District Court Judges. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1431 15A-1431. Appeals by defendants from magistrate and district court judge; trial de novo.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1432 15A-1432. Appeals by State from district court judge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1433 through 15A-1440 15A-1433 through 15A-1440. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 91 - Appeal to Appellate Division. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1441 15A-1441. Correction of errors by appellate division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1442 15A-1442. Grounds for correction of error by appellate division.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1443 15A-1443. Existence and showing of prejudice.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1444 15A-1444. When defendant may appeal; certiorari.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1445 15A-1445. Appeal by the State.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1446 15A-1446. Requisites for preserving the right to appellate review.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1447 15A-1447. Relief available upon appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1448 15A-1448. Procedures for taking appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1449 15A-1449. Security for costs not required.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1450 15A-1450. Withdrawal of appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1451 15A-1451. Stay of sentence; bail; no stay when State appeals.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1452 15A-1452. Execution of sentence upon determination of appeal; compliance with directive of appellate court.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1453 15A-1453. Ancillary actions during appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1454 15A-1454. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1455 15A-1455. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1456 15A-1456. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1457 15A-1457. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1458 15A-1458. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1459 15A-1459. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 92 - North Carolina Innocence Inquiry Commission. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1460 15A-1460. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1461 15A-1461. Purpose of Article.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1462 15A-1462. Commission established.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1463 15A-1463. Membership; chair; meetings; quorum.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1464 15A-1464. Terms of members; compensation; expenses.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1465 15A-1465. Director and other staff.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1466 15A-1466. Duties.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1467 15A-1467. Claims of innocence; waiver of convicted person's procedural safeguards and privileges; formal inquiry; notification of the crime victim.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1468 15A-1468. Commission proceedings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1469 15A-1469. Postcommission three-judge panel.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1470 15A-1470. No right to further review of decision by Commission or three-judge panel; convicted person retains right to other postconviction relief.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1471 15A-1471. Preservation of files and evidence; production of files and evidence; forensic and DNA testing.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1472 15A-1472. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1473 15A-1473. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1474 15A-1474. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1475 15A-1475. Reports.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 93 - through 99 Reserved [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-1476 through 15A-1999 15A-1476 through 15A-1999. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 100 - Capital Punishment. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2000 15A-2000. Sentence of death or life imprisonment for capital felonies; further proceedings to determine sentence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2001 15A-2001. Capital offenses; plea of guilty.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2002 15A-2002. Capital offenses; jury verdict and sentence.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2003 15A-2003. Disability of trial judge.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2004 15A-2004. Prosecutorial discretion.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2005 15A-2005. Mentally retarded defendants; death sentence prohibited.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2006 15A-2006: Expired pursuant to Session Laws 2001-346, s. 3, effective October 1, 2002.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2007 15A-2007: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2008 15A-2008: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2009 15A-2009: Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 101 - North Carolina Racial Justice Act. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2010 15A-2010 through 15A-2012: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-154, s. 5(a), effective June 19, 2013[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2011 15A-2010 through 15A-2012: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-154, s. 5(a), effective June 19, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 15A-2012 15A-2010 through 15A-2012: Repealed by Session Laws 2013-154, s. 5(a), effective June 19, 2013.[RTF] [PDF]