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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 75: Monopolies, Trusts and Consumer Protection.

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Article 1 - General Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-1§ 75-1. Combinations in restraint of trade illegal.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-1.1§ 75-1.1. Methods of competition, acts and practices regulated; legislative policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-2§ 75-2. Any restraint in violation of common law included.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-2.1§ 75-2.1. Monopolizing and attempting to monopolize prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-3§ 75-3. Repealed by Session Laws 1961, c. 1153.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-4§ 75-4. Contracts to be in writing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-5 through 75-7§§ 75-5 through 75-7: Repealed by Session Laws 1995 (Regular Session, 1996), c. 550, s. 2.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-8§ 75-8. Continuous violations separate offenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-9§ 75-9. Duty of Attorney General to investigate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-10§ 75-10. Power to compel examination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-11§ 75-11. Person examined exempt from prosecution.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-12§ 75-12. Refusal to furnish information; false swearing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-13§ 75-13. Criminal prosecution; district attorneys to assist; expenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-14§ 75-14. Action to obtain mandatory order.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-15§ 75-15. Actions prosecuted by Attorney General.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-15.1§ 75-15.1. Restoration of property and cancellation of contract.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-15.2§ 75-15.2. Civil penalty.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-16§ 75-16. Civil action by person injured; treble damages.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-16.1§ 75-16.1. Attorney fee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-16.2§ 75-16.2. Limitation of actions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-17§ 75-17. Lender may not require borrower to deal with particular insurer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-18§ 75-18. Lender may require nondiscriminatory approval of insurer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-19§ 75-19. Violators subject to fine and injunction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-20§ 75-20. Unsolicited checks to secure loans.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-21 through 75-26§§ 75-21 through 75-26. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-27§ 75-27. Unsolicited merchandise.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-28§ 75-28. Unauthorized disclosure of tax information; violation a Class 1 misdemeanor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-29§ 75-29. Unfair and deceptive trade names; use of term "wholesale" in advertising, etc.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-30§§ 75-30, 75-30.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2003-411, ss. 1, 2, effective October 1, 2003, and applicable to telephone solicitations made on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-30.1§§ 75-30, 75-30.1: Repealed by Session Laws 2003-411, ss. 1, 2, effective October 1, 2003, and applicable to telephone solicitations made on or after that date.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-31§ 75-31. Work-at-home solicitations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-32§ 75-32. Representation of winning a prize.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-33§ 75-33. Representation of eligibility to win a prize.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-34§ 75-34. Representation of being specially selected.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-35§ 75-35. Simulation of checks and invoices.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-36§ 75-36. Certain contracts relating to toner or inkjet cartridges void and unenforceable as a matter of public policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-37§ 75-37. Declaration of State public policy.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-38§ 75-38. Prohibit excessive pricing during states of disaster, states of emergency, or abnormal market disruptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-39§ 75-39. Conditioning services on electric service prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-40§ 75-40. Deadline for mailing consumer rebates.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-41§ 75-41. Contracts with automatic renewal clauses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-42§ 75-42. Deceptive representation of geographical location in telephone directory, print advertisement, or on the Internet.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-43§ 75-43. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-44§ 75-44. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-45§ 75-45. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-46§ 75-46. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-47§ 75-47. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-48§ 75-48. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-49§ 75-49. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - Prohibited Acts by Debt Collectors. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-50§ 75-50. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-51§ 75-51. Threats and coercion.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-52§ 75-52. Harassment.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-53§ 75-53. Unreasonable publication.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-54§ 75-54. Deceptive representation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-55§ 75-55. Unconscionable means.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-56§ 75-56. Application.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-57 through 75-59§§ 75-57 through 75-59. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2A - Identity Theft Protection Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-60§ 75-60. Title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-61§ 75-61. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-62§ 75-62. Social security number protection.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-63§ 75-63. Security freeze.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-63.1§ 75-63.1. Security freeze for protected consumers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-64§ 75-64. Destruction of personal information records.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-65§ 75-65. Protection from security breaches.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-66§ 75-66. Publication of personal information.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-67§ 75-67. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-68§ 75-68. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-69§ 75-69. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-70§ 75-70. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-71§ 75-71. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-72§ 75-72. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-73§ 75-73. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-74§ 75-74. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-75§ 75-75. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-76§ 75-76. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-77§ 75-77. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-78§ 75-78. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-79§ 75-79. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Motor Fuel Marketing Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-80§ 75-80. Title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-81§ 75-81. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-82§ 75-82. Unlawful below-cost selling; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-83§ 75-83. Unlawful inducement; civil penalty.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-84§ 75-84. Separate offenses; injunctions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-85§ 75-85. Investigations by Attorney General.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-86§ 75-86. Private actions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-87§ 75-87. Private action presumptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-88§ 75-88. Public disclosure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-89§ 75-89. Powers and remedies supplementary.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-90§ 75-90. Availability of gasoline suitable for blending with fuel alcohol; blender of record.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-91§ 75-91: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-92§ 75-92: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-93§ 75-93: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-94§ 75-94: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-95§ 75-95: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-96§ 75-96: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-97§ 75-97: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-98§ 75-98: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-99§ 75-99: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Telephone Solicitations. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-100§ 75-100. Findings.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-101§ 75-101. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-102§ 75-102. Restrictions on telephone solicitations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-103§ 75-103. Limited exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-104§ 75-104. Restrictions on use of automatic dialing and recorded message players.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-105§ 75-105. Enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-106 through 75-114§§ 75-106 through 75-114. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Unsolicited Facsimiles. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-115§ 75-115. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-116§ 75-116. Prohibition of unsolicited facsimiles; exception.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-117§ 75-117. Facsimiles to contain identifying material.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-118§ 75-118. Enforcement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-119§ 75-119: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5A - Home Foreclosure Rescue Scams. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-120§ 75-120. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-121§ 75-121. Foreclosure rescue transactions prohibited; exceptions; violation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-122§ 75-122. Remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-123§ 75-123: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-124§ 75-124: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Truth in Music Advertising Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-125§ 75-125. Short title and definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-126§ 75-126. Production.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-127§ 75-127. Penalty.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-128§ 75-128. Unfair and deceptive trade practice.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-129§ 75-129: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-130§ 75-130: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-131§ 75-131: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-132§ 75-132: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Credit Monitoring Services Act. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-133§ 75-133. Title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-134§ 75-134. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-135§ 75-135. Required disclosure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-136§ 75-136: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-137§ 75-137: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-138§ 75-138: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-139§ 75-139: Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Abusive Patent Assertions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-140§ 75-140. Title.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-141§ 75-141. Purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-142§ 75-142. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-143§ 75-143. Abusive patent assertions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-144§ 75-144. Bond.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 75-145§ 75-145. Enforcement; remedies; damages.[HTML] [RTF]

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