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April 23, 2021

50D-1. Definitions

The following definitions apply in this Chapter:

(1) Permanent civil no-contact order.–A permanent injunction that prohibits any contact by a respondent with the victim of a sex offense for which the respondent is convicted.

(2) Respondent.–The person who committed the sex offense.

(3) Sex offense.–Any criminal offense that requires registration under Article 27A of Chapter 14 of the General Statutes.

(4) Victim.–The person against whom the sex offense was committed.