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§19‑1.2.  Types of nuisances.

The following are declared tobe nuisances wherein obscene or lewd matter or other conduct prohibited in G.S.19‑1(a) is involved:

(1)        Any and every placein the State where lewd films are publicly exhibited as a predominant andregular course of business, or possessed for the purpose of such exhibition;

(2)        Any and every placein the State where a lewd film is publicly and repeatedly exhibited, orpossessed for the purpose of such exhibition;

(3)        Any and every lewdfilm which is publicly exhibited, or possessed for such purpose at a placewhich is a nuisance under this Article;

(4)        Any and every placeof business in the State in which lewd publications constitute a principal orsubstantial part of the stock in trade;

(5)        Any and every lewdpublication possessed at a place which is a nuisance under this Article;

(6)        Every place which,as a regular course of business, is used for the purposes of lewdness,assignation, gambling, the illegal possession or sale of alcoholic beverages,the illegal possession or sale of controlled substances as defined in the NorthCarolina Controlled Substances Act, or prostitution, and every such place in orupon which acts of lewdness, assignation, gambling, the illegal possession orsale of alcoholic beverages, the illegal possession or sale of controlledsubstances as defined in the North Carolina Controlled Substances Act, orprostitution, are held or occur. (1977, c. 819, s. 3; 1981, c.412, s. 4; c. 747, s. 66; 1999‑371, s. 3.)