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§1‑285.  Undertaking on appeal.

(a)        To render an appealeffectual for any purpose in a civil cause or special proceeding, a writtenundertaking must be executed on the part of the appellant, with good andsufficient surety, in the sum of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00), or anylesser sum as might be adjudged by the court, to the effect that the appellantwill pay all costs awarded against him on the appeal, and this undertaking mustbe filed with the clerk with whom the judgment or order was filed; or such summust be deposited with the appropriate clerk of the appellate division incompliance with the North Carolina Rules of Appellate Procedure.

(b)        The provisions ofthis section do not apply to the State of North Carolina, a city or a county ora local board of education, an officer thereof in his official capacity, or anagency thereof. (C.C.P., ss. 303, 312; 1871‑2, c. 31; Code, ss.552, 561; 1889, c. 135, s. 2; Rev., ss. 593, 595; C.S., s. 646; 1969, c. 44, s.5; 1975, c. 391, s. 1; 1985, c. 468; 1987, c. 462, s. 2; 1995 (Reg. Sess.,1996), c. 742, s. 42.3.)