NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
HOUSE BILL 421
AN ACT RELATING TO THE VICE RECORDER OF BERTIE COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. If at any time a leave of absence be granted to the Bertie County Recorder, who is the Presiding Judge of the Bertie County Recorder's Court, as provided in G. S. 128‑39, or if at any time the Board of County Commissioners of Bertie County shall determine and find as a fact that the Bertie County Recorder, who is the Presiding Judge of the Bertie County Recorder's Court, is under any incapacity to regularly hold the court, by reason of illness or physical disability or otherwise, the Board of County Commissioners of Bertie County may, in their discretion, create the office of and appoint a vice recorder who shall serve during the leave of absence or incapacity of the recorder, but not beyond the current term of office for which the recorder was elected, and the vice recorder shall receive such salary or compensation as shall be set and appropriated by the county commissioners.
Sec. 2. The Vice Recorder of Bertie County, appointed as provided in Section 1 of this Act shall, while presiding over the Bertie County Recorder's Court, have and be clothed with all of the jurisdiction, power, and authority provided by law for the Bertie County Recorder in all criminal actions, in all actions for divorce, in all actions for the annulment of marriages, in all cases arising under the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, and in all other matters in which jurisdiction shall have been conferred upon the Bertie County Recorder and the Bertie County Recorder's Court.
Sec. 3. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 4. This Act shall become effective upon its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 16th day of May, 1961.