Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Liberty of Jail Yard

SECTION 10-12-5

§ 10-12-5. Assignment of property by person committed on execution.

No person committed on execution shall have the liberty of the prison yard for more than thirty (30) days after his or her commitment, unless he or she shall within the thirty (30) days execute an assignment of all his or her estate of every kind not exempted from attachment by law, and wherever the same may be, to the warden of the institution and his or her successor in the office, and his or her heirs and assigns, in trust for the equal benefit of all his or her creditors in proportion to their demands.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 259, § 7; G.L. 1909, ch. 325, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 376, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 562, § 7; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-12-5.)