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Chapter 5A: Contempt.

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Article 1 - Criminal Contempt. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-1§ 5A-1. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-2§ 5A-2. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-3§ 5A-3. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-4§ 5A-4. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-5§ 5A-5. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-6§ 5A-6. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-7§ 5A-7. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-8§ 5A-8. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-9§ 5A-9. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-10§ 5A-10. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-11§ 5A-11. Criminal contempt.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-12§ 5A-12. Punishment; circumstances for fine or imprisonment; reduction of punishment; other measures.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-13§ 5A-13. Direct and indirect criminal contempt; proceedings required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-14§ 5A-14. Summary proceedings for contempt.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-15§ 5A-15. Plenary proceedings for contempt.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-16§ 5A-16. Custody of person charged with criminal contempt.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-17§ 5A-17. Appeals; bail proceedings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-18§ 5A-18. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-19§ 5A-19. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-20§ 5A-20. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Civil Contempt. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-21§ 5A-21. Civil contempt; imprisonment to compel compliance.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-22§ 5A-22. Release when civil contempt no longer continues.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-23§ 5A-23. Proceedings for civil contempt.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-24§ 5A-24. Appeals.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-25§ 5A-25. Proceedings as for contempt and civil contempt.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-26§ 5A-26. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-27§ 5A-27. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-28§ 5A-28. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-29§ 5A-29. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-30§ 5A-30. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Contempt by Juveniles. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-31§ 5A-31. Contempt by a juvenile.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-32§ 5A-32. Direct contempt by a juvenile.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-33§ 5A-33. Indirect contempt by a juvenile.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 5A-34§ 5A-34. When minor can be in contempt.[HTML] [RTF]

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