2010 North Carolina Code
Chapter 28C Estates of Missing Persons.
28C-20. Provisions applicable to person held incommunicado in foreign country.
28C‑20. Provisions applicable to person held incommunicado in foreign country.
As to a person who is known to be held incommunicado in a foreign country, G.S. 28C‑1 through 28C‑8 and 28C‑10 may be applied as though such person were an absentee within the meaning of this Chapter, and if his whereabouts becomes unknown, the other provisions of this Chapter may be applied by such amendments to the pending proceeding as may be required. This section shall not apply to personnel serving in or with the armed forces, the merchant marine, or the Red Cross during a period of hostilities between the United States and some other power who are listed by the appropriate federal agency as prisoners of war or as missing in action. (1965, c. 815, s. 1; 1973, c. 522, s. 12; c. 1329, s. 2.)
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