TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-9
Habeas Corpus

SECTION 10-9-13


§ 10-9-13 Failure of officer to deliver copy of process by which prisoner held.

Every officer who shall refuse or neglect, for six (6) hours, to deliver a true copy of the warrant or process, by which he or she detains any prisoner, to any person who shall demand such copy and tender the fees therefor, shall forfeit and pay to the prisoner the sum of one hundred dollars ($100).

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 672; G.L. 1909, ch. 305, § 21; G.L. 1923, ch. 356, § 21; G.L. 1938, ch. 584, § 21; G.L. 1956, § 10-9-13.)