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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_42 > GS_42-15_1

§42‑15.1.  Landlord's lien on crop insurance for rents, advances, etc.;enforcement.

Where lands are rented orleased by agreement, written or oral, for agricultural purposes, or arecultivated by a cropper, unless otherwise agreed between the parties to thelease or agreement, the landlord or his assigns shall have a lien on all theinsurance procured by the tenant or cropper on the crops raised on the landsleased or rented to the extent of any rents due or advances made to the tenantor cropper.

The lien provided herein shallbe preferred to all other liens on said insurance, and the landlord or hisassigns shall be entitled to all the remedies at law for the enforcement of thelien. (1959, c. 1291; 1985, c. 689, s. 12.)