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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-339_21

§1‑339.21.  Public sale by auction; time of sale.

(a)        A public sale byauction shall begin at the time designated in the notice of sale or as soonthereafter as practicable, but not later than one hour after the time fixedtherefor unless it is delayed by other sales held at the same place.

(b)        No public sale byauction shall commence before 10:00 o'clock A.M. or after 4:00 o'clock P.M.

(c)        No public sale byauction shall continue after 4:00 o'clock P.M., except that in cities or townsof more than 5,000 inhabitants, as shown by the most recent federal census,sales of personal property may continue until 10:00 o'clock P.M. (1949,c. 719, s. 1; 1997‑83, s. 13.)