Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Abatement of Nuisances

SECTION 10-1-5

§ 10-1-5. Evidence of reputation – Conviction of offenses against decency.

In any hearing in proceedings under this chapter, evidence of the general reputation of the place, or the conviction, whether by trial or plea, including a plea of nolo, of any person of the violation of statutes against prostitution, lewdness, or assignation committed in any such place shall be admissible for the purposes of proving the existence of the nuisance.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1925, ch. 672, § 6; G.L. 1938, ch. 598, § 12; G.L. 1956, § 10-1-5.)