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SECTION 10-12-6

§ 10-12-6. Warden's responsibility on assignment.

The warden receiving an assignment as provided in § 10-12-5 shall not be held responsible to any person for any property of any assignor, except such as he or she has actually received into his or her possession; provided, he or she shall assign all the interest he or she shall obtain thereby to the committing creditor, if a resident of this state, upon his or her request, or to such person, being a resident thereof, as the creditor shall name, to be held by the creditor or person so named, his or her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, for the purposes and uses set forth in the deed, and a record of the assignment and of the transfers shall be made by the warden.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 259, § 8; G.L. 1909, ch. 325, § 8; G.L. 1923, ch. 376, § 8; G.L. 1938, ch. 562, § 8; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-12-6; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 33.)