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§ 15C‑10.  Assistancefor program applicants.

(a)        The AttorneyGeneral shall designate agencies of North Carolina and nonprofit organizationsthat provide counseling and shelter services to victims of domestic violence,sexual offense, stalking, or human trafficking to assist individuals applyingto be program participants. Any assistance and counseling rendered by theOffice of the Attorney General or its designee to applicants shall in no way beconstrued as legal advice.

(b)        The AttorneyGeneral, upon receiving notification pursuant to G.S. 15A‑832(h), shall,within 96 hours of receiving the notification, issue the victim a letter ofcertification of eligibility or other relevant document entitling the person tohave access to State benefits and services. (2002‑171, s. 1; 2007‑547, s. 8.)