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Legal Statutes: North Carolina

UPDATED August 17, 2016

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Article 7B. Rape and Other Sex Offenses

back to top14-27.34. No defense that victim is spouse of person committing act

Formerly cited as § 14-27.8

A person may be prosecuted under this Article whether or not the victim is the person's legal spouse at the time of the commission of the alleged rape or sexual offense.
 

Added by Laws 1979, c. 682, § 1. Amended by Laws 1987, c. 742; Laws 1993, c. 274, § 1, eff. July 5, 1993. Recodified from § 14-27.8 by S.L. 2015-181, § 15, eff. Dec. 1, 2015.