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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-39

§1‑39.  Seizin within twenty years necessary.

No action for the recovery orpossession of real property shall be maintained, unless it appears that theplaintiff, or those under whom he claims, was seized or possessed of thepremises in question within 20 years before the commencement of the action,unless he was under the disabilities prescribed by law. (C.C.P.,s. 22; Code, s. 143; Rev., s. 383; C.S., s. 429.)