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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-475

§1‑475.  Plaintiff's undertaking.

The plaintiff must give awritten undertaking payable to the defendant, executed by one or moresufficient sureties, approved by the sheriff, to the effect that they are boundin double the value of the property, as stated in the affidavit for theprosecution of the action, for the return of the property to the defendant,with damages  for its deterioration and detention if return can be had, and iffor any cause return cannot be had, for the payment to him of such sum as  maybe recovered against the plaintiff for the value of the property at the time ofthe seizure, with interest thereon as damages for such  seizure and detention. (C.C.P.,s. 179; Code, s. 324; 1885, c. 50; Rev., s. 793; C.S., s. 833.)