TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-10
Imprisonment on Civil Process

SECTION 10-10-9


§ 10-10-9 Privileges allowed person committed in absence of memorandum.

If no memorandum as described in § 10-10-8 is made by the clerk on any execution, or if the officer shall not note the cause of action as provided in § 10-10-8 in his or her commitment, the warden of the adult correctional institutions shall be held harmless if he or she permits the person committed to have the liberty of the jail yard, or discharge him or her, on his or her producing a certificate of having taken the oath prescribed by law for poor debtors.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 259, § 14; G.L. 1909, ch. 325, § 14; G.L. 1923, ch. 376, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 562, § 14; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-10-9; P.L. 1969, ch. 239, § 21; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 32.)