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§ 7B‑2103.  Authority toissue nontestimonial identification order where juvenile alleged to bedelinquent.

Except as provided in G.S. 7B‑2102,nontestimonial identification procedures shall not be conducted on any juvenilewithout a court order issued pursuant to this Article unless the juvenile hasbeen charged as an adult or transferred to superior court for trial as an adultin which case procedures applicable to adults, as set out in Articles 14 and 23of Chapter 15A of the General Statutes, shall apply. A nontestimonialidentification order authorized by this Article may be issued by any judge ofthe district court or of the superior court upon request of a prosecutor. Asused in this Article, "nontestimonial identification" means identificationby fingerprints, palm prints, footprints, measurements, blood specimens, urinespecimens, saliva samples, hair samples, or other reasonable physicalexamination, handwriting exemplars, voice samples, photographs, and lineups orsimilar identification procedures requiring the presence of a juvenile. (1979,c. 815, s. 1; 1981, c. 454, s. 1; 1998‑202, s. 6.)