GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 48-7(a) is hereby amended by adding a new sentence to the end to read:
"The party consenting to an adoption must sign said consent and acknowledge his signature before any person empowered to take acknowledgements of signatures pursuant to Chapter 47 of the General Statutes of North Carolina."
Sec. 2. This act shall become effective on October 1, 1983.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 23rd day of February, 1983.