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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_126 > GS_126-28

§126‑28.  Penalty for examining, copying, etc., confidential file withoutauthority.

Any person, not specificallyauthorized by G.S. 126‑24 to have access to a personnel file designatedas confidential by this Article, who shall knowingly and willfully examine inits official filing place, remove or copy any portion of a confidentialpersonnel file shall be guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor and upon convictionshall only be fined in the discretion of the court but not in excess of fivehundred dollars ($500.00). (1975, c. 257, s. 1; 1993, c. 539, s. 935; 1994, Ex.Sess., c. 24, s. 14(c).)