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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-421

§1‑421.  Defendant's undertaking delivered to clerk; exception.

Within the time limited forthat purpose, the sheriff shall deliver the order of arrest to the clerk of thecourt in which the suit is brought, with his return endorsed, and a certifiedcopy of the undertaking of the bail, and notify the plaintiff or his attorneythereof. The plaintiff, within 10 days thereafter, may serve upon the  sheriffa notice that he does not accept the bail, or he is deemed to  have accepted itand the sheriff is exonerated from the liability. (C.C.P., s. 162; Code, s.304; Rev., s. 739; C.S., s. 779.)