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Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_80 > GS_80-36

§80‑36.  Application for registry; publication and hearing.

Before a name shall beregistered the clerk shall have publication made at least once a week for fourweeks in some secular newspaper published in the county, if one is sopublished, and if one is not so published, then one having a generalcirculation in the county, giving the name of the applicant, the proposed nameof registration and a sufficient description to identify the farm and the timeof the return; and if the owner or clerk knows of another farm in the county ofthe same or very similar name, a summons shall be served on the owner thereofat least 10 days before the return day. On the return day any person, firm orcorporation may file claim to the name, and the clerk may pass upon the claimand award the name to any party, with the right to appeal by the aggrievedparty to the superior court  within 10 days, as in other cases, and on suchappeal the judge shall  decide the matters unless a jury be demanded by someparty. (1915, c. 108, s. 2; C.S., s. 4007.)