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§ 7B‑3201.  Effect ofexpunction.

(a)        Whenever ajuvenile's record is expunged, with respect to the matter in which the recordwas expunged, the juvenile who is the subject of the record and the juvenile'sparent may not be held thereafter under any provision of any laws to be guiltyof perjury or otherwise giving a false statement by reason of the person'sfailure to recite or acknowledge such record or response to any inquiry made ofthe person for any purpose.

(b)        Notwithstandingsubsection (a) of this section, in any delinquency case if the juvenile is thedefendant and chooses to testify or if the juvenile is not the defendant and iscalled as a witness, the juvenile may be ordered to testify with respect towhether the juvenile was adjudicated delinquent. (1979, c. 815, s. 1; 1983(Reg. Sess., 1984), c. 1037, s. 7; 1998‑202, s. 6.)