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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_122C > GS_122C-65

§122C‑65.  Offenses relating to clients.

(a)        For the protectionof clients receiving treatment or habilitation in a 24‑hour facility, itis unlawful for any individual who is not a developmentally disabled client ina facility:

(1)        To assist, advise,or solicit, or to offer to assist, advise, or solicit a client of a facility toleave without authority;

(2)        To transport or tooffer to transport a client of a facility to or from any place without thefacility's authority;

(3)        To receive or tooffer to receive a minor client of a facility into any place, structure,building, or conveyance for the purpose of engaging in any act that wouldconstitute a sex offense, or to solicit a minor client of a facility to engagein any act that would constitute a sex offense;

(4)        To hide anindividual who has left a facility without authority; or

(5)        To engage in, oroffer to engage in an act with a client of a facility that would constitute asex offense.

(b)        Violation of thissection is a Class 1 misdemeanor. (1899, c. 1, s. 53; Rev., s.3694; C.S., s. 6171; 1963, c. 1184, ss. 1, 6; 1985, c. 589, s. 2; 1989, c. 625,s. 11; 1993, c. 539, s. 921; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(c).)