Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Abatement of Nuisances

SECTION 10-1-9

§ 10-1-9. Proceedings after conviction in criminal proceedings.

In case the existence of a nuisance, as defined in §§ 11-30-1 and 11-30-2, is established in criminal proceedings, the attorney general may proceed under this chapter to enforce the provisions and penalties of this chapter, and the finding of the defendant guilty in such criminal proceedings, unless reversed or set aside, shall be conclusive evidence as against the defendant as to the existence of a nuisance in proceedings under this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1925, ch. 672, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 598, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 10-1-9; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 79.)