North Carolina Statutes

Chapter 47 Probate and Registration

Article 1 - Probate.

Article 1A - Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act.

  • § 47-16.1   Short title
    This Article may be cited as the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act. (2005‑391, s. 1.)
  • § 47-16.2   Definitions
    In this Article: (1) "Document" means information that is: a. Inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium...
  • § 47-16.3   Validity of electronic documents
    (a) If a law requires, as a condition for recording, that a document be an original, be on paper or another tangible medium, or be...
  • § 47-16.4   Recording of documents
    (a) In this section, "paper document" means a document that is received by the register of deeds in a form that is not electronic. (b)...
  • § 47-16.5   Administration and standards
    (a) Standard‑Setting Agency. The Secretary of State shall adopt standards to implement this Article upon recommendation of the Electronic Recording Council. The Secretary of State...
  • § 47-16.6   Uniformity of application and construction
    In applying and construing this Article, consideration shall be given to promoting uniformity of interpretation of the Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act among states...
  • § 47-16.7   Relation to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act
    This Article modifies, limits, and supersedes the federal Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (15 U.S.C. 7001, et seq.) but does not modify,...

Article 2 - Registration.

Article 3 - Forms of Acknowledgment, Probate and Order of Registration.

Article 4 - Curative Statutes; Acknowledgments; Probates; Registration.

Article 5 - Registration of Official Discharges from the Military and Naval Forces of the United States.

Article 6 - Registration and Execution of Instruments Signed under a Power of Attorney.

Article 7 - Private Examination of Married Women Abolished.

Article 8 - Memoranda of Leases and Options.

  • § 47-117   Forms do not preclude use of others; adaptation of forms
    (a) The form prescribed in this Article does not exclude the use of other forms which are sufficient in law. (b) The prescribed form may...
  • § 47-118   Forms of registration of lease
    (a) A lease of land or land and personal property may be registered by registering a memorandum thereof which shall set forth: (1) The names...
  • § 47-119   Form of memorandum for option to purchase real estate
    An option to purchase real estate may be registered by registering a memorandum thereof which shall set forth: (1) The names of the parties thereto;...
  • § 47-120   Memorandum as notice
    Such memorandum of an option to purchase real estate, or lease as proposed by G.S. 47‑118 or 47‑119, when executed, acknowledged, delivered and registered as...