North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 15C Address Confidentiality Program

  • § 15C-1   Purpose
    The purpose of this Chapter is to enable the State and the agencies of North Carolina to respond to requests for public records without disclosing...
  • § 15C-2   Definitions
    The following definitions apply in this Chapter: (1) Actual address or address. A residential, work, or school street address as specified on the individual's application...
  • § 15C-3   Address Confidentiality Program
    The General Assembly establishes the Address Confidentiality Program in the Office of the Attorney General to protect the confidentiality of the address of a relocated...
  • § 15C-4   Filing and certification of applications; authorization card
    (a) An individual who wants to participate in the Address Confidentiality Program shall file an application with the Attorney General with the assistance of an...
  • § 15C-5   Change of name, address, or telephone number
    (a) A program participant shall notify the Attorney General within 30 days after the program participant has obtained a legal name change by providing the...
  • § 15C-6   Falsifying application information
    An applicant who falsely attests in an application that disclosure of the applicant's address would endanger the applicant's safety or the safety of the applicant's...
  • § 15C-7   Certification cancellation; records
    (a) The Attorney General shall cancel the certification of a program participant under any of the following circumstances: (1) The program participant files a request...
  • § 15C-8   Address use by State or local agencies
    (a) The program participant, and not the Attorney General, is responsible for requesting that agencies of North Carolina use the address designated by the Attorney...
  • § 15C-9   Disclosure of address prohibited
    (a) The Attorney General is prohibited from disclosing any address or telephone number of a program participant other than the substitute address designated by the...
  • § 15C-10   Assistance for program applicants
    (a) The Attorney General shall designate agencies of North Carolina and nonprofit organizations that provide counseling and shelter services to victims of domestic violence, sexual...
  • § 15C-11   Limited liability
    The State, agencies of North Carolina, and their officers, officials, employees, and agents, both past and present, in their official and individual capacities, shall be...
  • § 15C-12   Rule-making authority
    The Attorney General is authorized to adopt any rules deemed necessary to carry out the provisions of this Chapter. (2002‑171, s. 1.)
  • § 15C-13   Additional time for action
    Whenever the laws of this State provide a program participant a legal right to act within a prescribed period of 10 days or less after...