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§ 162‑25. Obligations taken by sheriff payable to himself.

The sheriff or his deputy shall take no obligation of or from anyperson in his custody for or concerning any matter or thing relating to hisoffice otherwise payable than to himself as sheriff and dischargeable upon theprisoner's appearance and rendering himself at the day and place required inthe writ (whereupon he was or shall be taken or arrested), and his suretiesdischarging themselves therefrom as special bail of such prisoner or such personkeeping within the limits and rules of any prison; and every other obligation taken by any sheriff in any other manner or form, by color of his office, shallbe void, except in any special case and other obligation shall be, by law,particularly and expressly directed; and no sheriff shall demand, exact, takeor receive any greater fee or reward whatsoever, nor shall have any allowance,reward or satisfaction from the public, for any service by him done, other thansuch sum as the court shall allow for ex officio services and the allowancegiven and  provided by law. (1777, c. 118, s. 8, P.R.; R.C., c. 105, s. 19; Code, s. 2082; Rev., s.2829; C.S., s. 3947.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_162 > GS_162-25

§ 162‑25. Obligations taken by sheriff payable to himself.

The sheriff or his deputy shall take no obligation of or from anyperson in his custody for or concerning any matter or thing relating to hisoffice otherwise payable than to himself as sheriff and dischargeable upon theprisoner's appearance and rendering himself at the day and place required inthe writ (whereupon he was or shall be taken or arrested), and his suretiesdischarging themselves therefrom as special bail of such prisoner or such personkeeping within the limits and rules of any prison; and every other obligation taken by any sheriff in any other manner or form, by color of his office, shallbe void, except in any special case and other obligation shall be, by law,particularly and expressly directed; and no sheriff shall demand, exact, takeor receive any greater fee or reward whatsoever, nor shall have any allowance,reward or satisfaction from the public, for any service by him done, other thansuch sum as the court shall allow for ex officio services and the allowancegiven and  provided by law. (1777, c. 118, s. 8, P.R.; R.C., c. 105, s. 19; Code, s. 2082; Rev., s.2829; C.S., s. 3947.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_162 > GS_162-25

§ 162‑25. Obligations taken by sheriff payable to himself.

The sheriff or his deputy shall take no obligation of or from anyperson in his custody for or concerning any matter or thing relating to hisoffice otherwise payable than to himself as sheriff and dischargeable upon theprisoner's appearance and rendering himself at the day and place required inthe writ (whereupon he was or shall be taken or arrested), and his suretiesdischarging themselves therefrom as special bail of such prisoner or such personkeeping within the limits and rules of any prison; and every other obligation taken by any sheriff in any other manner or form, by color of his office, shallbe void, except in any special case and other obligation shall be, by law,particularly and expressly directed; and no sheriff shall demand, exact, takeor receive any greater fee or reward whatsoever, nor shall have any allowance,reward or satisfaction from the public, for any service by him done, other thansuch sum as the court shall allow for ex officio services and the allowancegiven and  provided by law. (1777, c. 118, s. 8, P.R.; R.C., c. 105, s. 19; Code, s. 2082; Rev., s.2829; C.S., s. 3947.)

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