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Compensation for InjuryCaused by Sales to Underage Persons.

§ 18B‑120.  Definitions.

As used in this Article:

(1)        "Aggrievedparty" means a person who sustains an injury as a consequence of theactions of the underage person, but does not include the underage person or aperson who aided or abetted in the sale or furnishing to the underage person.

(2)        "Injury"includes, but is not limited to, personal injury, property loss, loss of meansof support, or death. Damages for death shall be determined under theprovisions of G.S. 28A‑18‑2(b). Nothing in G.S. 28A‑18‑2(a)or subdivision (1) of this section shall be interpreted to preclude recoveryunder this Article for loss of support or death on account of injury to ordeath of the underage person or a person who aided or abetted in the sale orfurnishing to the underage person.

(3)        "Underageperson" means a person who is less than the age legally required forpurchase of the alcoholic beverage in question.

(4)        "Vehicle"shall have the same meaning as prescribed by G.S. 20‑4.01(49). (1983,c. 435, s. 37.)