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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_26 > GS_26-8

§26‑8.  Notice; how given; prima facie evidence thereof.

(a)        Any noticeauthorized or required to be given by G.S. 26‑7 shall–

(1)        Be served by thesheriff by delivering a copy thereof to the person entitled to the notice, or

(2)        Be sent by theperson giving notice, by registered mail, with return receipt requested, to thelast known address of the person being notified.

(b)        Upon serving thenotice, the sheriff shall return the original thereof, with his return thereon,to the person who caused the notice to be given.

(c)        The sheriff'sreturn, when the notice is served by the sheriff, or the return receipt, whenthe notice is sent by registered mail, shall be prima facie evidence of thegiving of the notice. (1868‑9, c. 232, s. 3; Code, s. 2099; Rev., s.2848; C.S., s. 3968; 1951, c. 763, s. 2.)