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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 68: Fences and Stock Law.

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Article 1 - Lawful Fences. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-1 through 68-2§§ 68-1 through 68-2. Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 691.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-3 through 68-4§§ 68-3 through 68-4. Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 741, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-5§ 68-5. Repealed by Session Laws 1969, c. 619.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Division Fences. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-6 through 68-14§§ 68-6 through 68-14: Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 741, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Livestock Law. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-15§ 68-15. Term "livestock" defined.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-16§ 68-16. Allowing livestock to run at large forbidden.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-17§ 68-17. Impounding livestock at large; right to recover costs and damages; abandoned livestock.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-18§ 68-18. Notice and demand when owner known.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-18.1§ 68-18.1. Notice when owner not known.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-19§ 68-19. Determination of damages by selected landowners or by referee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-20§ 68-20. Notice of sale and sale where owner fails to redeem or is unknown; application of proceeds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-21§ 68-21. Illegally releasing or receiving impounded livestock misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-22§ 68-22. Impounded livestock to be fed and watered.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-23§ 68-23. Right to feed impounded livestock; owner liable.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-24§ 68-24. Penalties for violation of this Article.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-25§ 68-25. Domestic fowls running at large after notice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-26 through 68-41§§ 68-26 through 68-41: Repealed by Session Laws 1971, c. 741, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Stock along the Outer Banks. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-42§ 68-42. Stock running at large prohibited; certain ponies excepted.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-43§ 68-43. Authority of Secretary of Environmental Quality to remove or confine ponies on Ocracoke Island and Shackleford Banks.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-44§ 68-44. Penalty for violation of G.S. 68-42.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-45§ 68-45. Impounding stock.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 68-46§ 68-46. "Outer banks of this State" defined.[HTML] [RTF]

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