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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-320

§1‑320.  Summary remedy on forthcoming bond.

If the condition of such bondbe broken, the sheriff or other officer, on giving 10 days' previous notice inwriting to any obligor therein, may on motion have judgment against him in asummary manner, before the superior court or before the district court, as thecase may be, of the county in which the officer resides, for all damages whichthe officer has sustained, or may be adjudged liable to sustain, not exceedingthe penalty of the bond, to be ascertained by a jury, under the direction ofthe court. (1822, c. 1141, P.R.; R.C., c. 45, s. 23; Code, s.465; Rev., s. 635; C.S., s. 681; 1971, c. 268, s. 14.)