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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_26 > GS_26-2

§26‑2.  Principal liable on execution before surety.

When an execution, indorsed asaforesaid, shall come to the hands of any officer for collection, he shall levyon all the property of the principal, or so much thereof as shall be necessaryto satisfy the execution, and, for want of sufficient property of theprincipal, also on the property of the surety, and make sale of all theproperty of the principal levied on before that of the surety. (1826,c. 31, s. 2; R.C., c. 31, s. 125; Code, s. 2101; Rev., s. 2841; C.S., s. 3962.)