Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Habeas Corpus

SECTION 10-9-11

§ 10-9-11. Illness of person confined.

Whenever, from the sickness or infirmity of the party, he or she cannot, without danger, be brought to the place appointed for the return of the writ, that fact shall be stated in the return, and if it is proved to the satisfaction of the court, the court may proceed to the institution or other place where the party is confined and there make the examination, or may adjourn the court to another time or may make such other order in the case as law and justice shall require.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 662; G.L. 1909, ch. 305, § 11; G.L. 1923, ch. 356, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 584, § 11; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 10-9-11.)