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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_1 > GS_1-55

§1‑55.  Six months.

Within six months an action –

(1)        Upon a contract,transfer, assignment, power of attorney or other instrument transferring oraffecting unearned salaries or wages, or future earnings, or any interesttherein, whether said instrument be under seal or not under seal.  The aboveperiod of limitations shall commence from the date of the execution of suchinstrument.

(2)        For the wrongfulconversion or sale of leaf tobacco in an auction tobacco warehouse during theregular season for auction sales of tobacco in such warehouse.  This paragraphshall not apply to actions for the wrongful conversion or sale of leaf tobaccowhich was stolen from the lawful owner or possessor thereof.

(3)        For wrongfuldischarge or demotion because of proceedings under the North Carolina Workers'Compensation Act as prohibited by G.S. 97‑6.1. (C.C.P.,s. 36; Code, s. 157; Rev., s. 398; C.S., s. 444; 1931, c. 168; 1943, c. 642, s.2; 1969, c. 1001, s. 1; 1979, c. 738, s. 2; 1991, c. 636, s. 3.)