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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-420

§1‑420.  Defendant's undertaking.

The defendant may give bail bycausing a written undertaking, payable to the plaintiff, to be executed bysufficient surety to the effect that the defendant shall at all times renderhimself amendable to the process of the court, during the pendency of theaction, and to such as may be issued to enforce the judgment therein, or if heis arrested in an action to recover the possession of personal propertyunjustly claimed, an undertaking to the same effect as that provided by law tobe given by defendant for the retention of property, under the Article entitledClaim and Delivery. (C.C.P., s. 157; Code, s. 299; Rev., s. 738; C.S., s.778.)