Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Relief of Poor Debtors

SECTION 10-13-12

§ 10-13-12. Responsibility of warden for property – Assignment to or on direction of creditor.

No warden of any institution receiving an assignment under § 10-13-7 shall 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, that he or she shall assign all the interest he or she shall obtain thereby to the committing creditor, if a resident of this state, on 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, his or her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, for the purposes and trusts set forth in the deed.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 260, § 9; G.L. 1909, ch. 326, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 377, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 563, § 9; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-13-12.)