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Chapter 162: Sheriff.

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Article 1 - The Office. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-1 162-1. Election and term of office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-2 162-2. Disqualifications for the office.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-3 162-3. Sheriff may resign.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-4 162-4. Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 518.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-5 162-5. Vacancy filled; duties performed by coroner or chief deputy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-5.1 162-5.1. Vacancy filled in certain counties; duties performed by coroner or chief deputy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-6 through 162-7 162-6 through 162-7. Repealed by Session Laws 1973, c. 108, s. 99.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Sheriff's Bond. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-8 162-8. Bond required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-9 162-9. County commissioners to take and approve bonds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-10 162-10. Duty of commissioners when bond insufficient.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-11 162-11: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 670, s. 7.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-12 162-12. Liability of sureties.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Duties of Sheriff. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-13 162-13. To receipt for process.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-14 162-14. Duty to execute process.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-15 162-15. Imposition of penalty; procedure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-16 162-16. Execute summons, order or judgment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-17 162-17. Duties of outgoing sheriff for unexecuted process.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-18 162-18. Payment of money collected on execution.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-19 162-19. Repealed by Session Laws 1953, c. 973, s. 3.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-20 through 162-21 162-20, 162-21: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 670, ss. 12, 13.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-22 162-22. Custody of jail.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-23 162-23. Prevent entering jail for lynching; county liable.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-24 162-24. Delegation of official duties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-25 162-25. Obligations taken by sheriff payable to himself.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-26 162-26. Sheriff may establish volunteer school safety resource officer program.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-27 162-27: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-28 162-28: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-29 162-29: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-30 162-30: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - County Prisoners. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-31 162-31. Repealed by Session Laws 1975, c. 166, s. 26.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-32 162-32. Bond of prisoner committed on capias in civil action.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-33 162-33. Prisoner may furnish necessaries.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-34 162-34. United States prisoners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-35 162-35. Arrest of escaped persons from penal institutions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-36 162-36. Transfer of prisoners to succeeding sheriff.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-37 162-37: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 670, s. 16.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-38 162-38. Where jail unfit or insecure, courts may commit to jail of adjoining county.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-39 162-39. Transfer of prisoners when necessary for safety and security; application of section to municipalities.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-40 162-40. When jail destroyed, transfer of prisoners provided for.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-40.1 162-40.1. Reimbursement for transfer of prisoners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-41 162-41. Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 711, s. 33.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-42 through 162-44 162-42 to 162-44: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 670, s. 20.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-45 162-45. Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 711, s. 33.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-46 162-46: Repealed by Session Laws 1979, c. 760, s. 4.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-47 162-47. Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 711, s. 33.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-48 162-48: Repealed by Session Laws 1983, c. 670, s. 20.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-49 162-49. Repealed by Session Laws 1977, c. 711, s. 33.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-50 162-50. Penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-51 through 162-54 162-51 through 162-54. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-55 162-55. Injury to prisoner by jailer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-56 162-56. Place of confinement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-57 162-57. Record to be kept; items of record.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-58 162-58. Counties may work prisoners.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-59 162-59. Person having custody to approve prisoners for work.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-59.1 162-59.1. Person having custody to approve prisoners for participation in education and other programs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-60 162-60. Reduction in sentence allowed for work, education, and other programs.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-61 162-61. Liability of county.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 162-62 162-62. Legal status of prisoners.[HTML] [RTF]