127A-130. Replacement of lost or damaged property.

Whenever any military property issued to the North Carolina National Guard or State defense militia shall have been lost, damaged, or destroyed, and upon report of a disinterested surveying officer it shall appear that the loss, damage, or destruction of property was due to carelessness or neglect, or that its loss, damage or destruction could have been avoided by exercise of able care, the money value of the property shall be charged to the responsible officer or enlisted member, and the pay of the officers and enlisted members from both federal and State funds at any time accruing may be stopped and applied to the payment of any such indebtedness until it is discharged. (1917, c. 200, s. 43; C.S., s. 6880; 1959, c. 218, s. 24; 1963, c. 1019, s. 5; 1975, c. 604, s. 2; 2009-281, s. 1; 2011-195, s. 1(a).)