Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions


SECTION 10-5-36

§ 10-5-36. Sale of perishable property or property expensive to keep.

If, after reasonable notice, no person appears, or no sufficient cause to the contrary is shown, the justice may direct the officer to sell the perishable property in such manner, on such notice, and at such time, as the justice may prescribe; and the officer shall immediately pay the proceeds of the sales, after deducting from the sales the necessary charges of the sales, into the registry of the court, there to be held as security to satisfy the judgment or decree which the attaching creditor or complainant may recover.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 569; G.L. 1909, ch. 301, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 351, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 549, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 10-5-36; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 95.)