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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-515

§1‑515.  Action by Attorney General.

An action may be brought bythe Attorney General in the name of the State, upon his own information or uponthe complaint of a private party, against the party offending, in the followingcases:

(1)        When a person usurps,intrudes into, or unlawfully holds or exercises any public office, civil ormilitary, or any franchise within this State, or any office in a corporationcreated by the authority of this State; or,

(2)        When a publicofficer, civil or military, has done or suffered an act which, by law, makes aforfeiture of his office.

(3)        When any person,natural or corporate, has or claims to have or hold any rights or franchises byreason of a grant or otherwise, in violation of the provisions of G.S. 146‑39.(C.C.P., s. 366; Code, s. 607; Rev., s. 827; 1911, cc. 195, 201; C.S.,s. 870; 1983, c. 768, s. 1.)