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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-356

§1‑356.  Examination of parties and witnesses.

On examination under thisArticle either party may examine  witnesses in his behalf, and the judgmentdebtor may be examined in the same manner as a witness; and the party orwitnesses may be required to appear before the court or judge, or a refereeappointed by either, and testify on any proceedings under this Article in thesame manner as upon the trial of an issue. If before a referee, the examinationshall be taken by the referee, and certified to the court  or judge. Allexaminations and answers before a court or judge or referee under this Articlemust be on oath, except that when a corporation answers, the answer shall be onthe oath of an officer thereof. (C.C.P., ss. 264, 267, 268;1868‑9, c. 95, s. 2; 1871‑2, c. 245; Code, ss. 488 [subsec. 2],491, 492; Rev., ss. 670, 676; C.S., s. 715.)