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§15A‑630.  Notice to defendant of true bill of indictment.

Upon the return of a bill ofindictment as a true bill the presiding judge must immediately cause notice ofthe indictment to be mailed or otherwise given to the defendant unless he isthen represented by counsel of record. The notice must inform the defendant ofthe time limitations upon his right to discovery under Article 48 of thisChapter, Discovery in the Superior Court, and a copy of the indictment must beattached to the notice. If the judge directs that the indictment be sealed asprovided in G.S. 15A‑623(f), he may defer the giving of notice under thissection for a reasonable length of time. (1973, c. 1286, s. 1; 1975,2nd Sess., c. 983, s. 143.)