NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
SENATE BILL 296
AN ACT RELATING TO THE POWERS OF ASSISTANT AND DEPUTY CLERKS OF THE GENERAL COUNTY COURT OF BUNCOMBE COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. G. S. 7‑274 is hereby amended by adding the following sentence to the end thereof:
"Whenever the Clerk of the Superior Court acts ex officio as Clerk of the General County Court, any Assistant Clerk or Deputy Clerk of the Superior Court in his office shall have power and authority to take affidavits, issue civil process, administer oaths to witnesses and to perform any other duty in connection with said court under the direction of the Clerk of the Superior Court, and for the acts of said Assistant or Deputy Clerk, the Clerk of the Superior Court shall be liable on his official bond to the same extent that he would have been liable if he had done the act himself; provided, however, that this sentence shall apply only to Buncombe County."
Sec. 2. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This Act shall be in full force and effect on and after the date of its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 18th day of May, 1967.