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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-319

§1‑319.  Procedure on giving bond; subsequent levies.

When the forthcoming bond istaken the officer must specify therein the property levied upon and furnishedto the surety a list of the property in writing under his hand, attested by atleast one credible witness, and stating therein the day of sale. The propertylevied upon is deemed in the custody of the surety, as the bailee of theofficer. All other executions thereafter levied on this property create a lienon the same from and after the respective levies, and shall be satisfiedaccordingly out of the proceeds of the sale of the  property; but the officerthereafter levying shall not take the property out of the custody of thesurety. But in all such cases sales of chattels shall take place within thirtydays after the first levy; and if sale is not made within that time any otherofficer who has levied upon the property may seize and sell it. (1844,c. 34; 1846, c. 50; R.C., c. 45, s. 22; Code, s. 464; Rev., s. 634; C.S., s.682.)