TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-13
Relief of Poor Debtors

SECTION 10-13-19


§ 10-13-19 Application for oath after judgment and before commitment.

Every defendant in any execution, who would, if committed to a correctional institution thereon, and every person against whom final judgment has been rendered in any civil action, who would, if committed to a correctional institution on execution to be issued thereon, be entitled to be admitted to take the oath as provided in this chapter, may apply in the manner as provided in this chapter, for a citation to his or her creditor to show cause why he or she should not be admitted to take the debtor's oath.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 260, § 17; G.L. 1909, ch. 326, § 17; G.L. 1923, ch. 377, § 17; G.L. 1938, ch. 563, § 17; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-13-19; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 34.)