Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Abatement of Nuisances

SECTION 10-1-6

§ 10-1-6. Substitution of attorney general for original plaintiff – Costs against plaintiff.

No action filed under § 10-1-1 shall be dismissed without the consent of the attorney general, and if the attorney general is of the opinion that the action ought not to be dismissed, he or she may be substituted for the original plaintiff and prosecute the case to a final decree. If the action is brought by a person other than the attorney general and the court finds that there is no reasonable ground therefor, costs shall be awarded against the plaintiff.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1925, ch. 672, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 598, § 14; G.L. 1956, § 10-1-6.)