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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_15A > GS_15A-1034

§15A‑1034.  Controlling access to the courtroom.

(a)        The presiding judgemay impose reasonable limitations on access to the courtroom when necessary toensure the orderliness of courtroom proceedings or the safety of personspresent.

(b)        The judge may orderthat all persons entering or any person present and choosing to remain in thecourtroom be searched for weapons or devices that could be used to disrupt orimpede the proceedings and may require that belongings carried by personsentering the courtroom be inspected. An order under this subsection must beentered on the record. (1977, c. 711, s. 1.)