TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-9
Habeas Corpus

SECTION 10-9-20


§ 10-9-20 Order as to bail when person held on civil mesne process.

If the party is committed on mesne process in any civil action for want of bail and if it shall appear that the sum for which bail is required is excessive and unreasonable, the court shall decide what bail is reasonable and shall order that on giving reasonable bail the party shall be discharged.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 669; G.L. 1909, ch. 305, § 18; G.L. 1923, ch. 356, § 18; G.L. 1938, ch. 584, § 18; G.L. 1956, § 10-9-20.)