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§148‑68.  Payment of contract price; interest; enforcement of contracts.

The corporate authorities ofany city or town so hiring convicts shall pay into the treasury of the Statefor the labor of any convict so hired such sum or sums of money at such time ortimes as may be agreed upon in the contract of hire; and if any such city ortown fails to pay the State money due for such hiring, the same shall bearinterest from the time it is due until paid at the rate of six percent (6%) perannum; and an action to recover the same may be instituted by the AttorneyGeneral in the name of the State in the courts of Wake County. (1881,c. 127, s. 3; Code, s. 3451; Rev., s. 5412; C.S., s. 7760; 1925, c. 163; 1931,c. 145, s. 35.)