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§ 1‑69.1. Unincorporated associations and partnerships; suit by or against.

(a)        Except as providedin subsection (b) of this section:

(1)        All unincorporatedassociations, organizations or societies, or general or limited partnerships,foreign or domestic, whether organized for profit or not, may hereafter sue orbe sued under the name by which they are commonly known and called, or underwhich they are doing business, to the same extent as any other legal entityestablished by law and without naming any of the individual members composingit.

(2)        Any judgments andexecutions against any such association, organization or society shall bind itsreal and personal property in like manner as if it were incorporated.

(3)        Any unincorporatedassociation, organization, society, or general partnership bringing a suit inthe name by which it is commonly known and called must allege the specificlocation of the recordation required by G.S. 66‑68.

(b)        Unincorporatednonprofit associations are subject to Chapter 59B of the General Statutes andnot this section. (1955,c. 545, s. 3; 1975, c. 393, ss. 1, 2; 2006‑226, s. 3.)