TITLE 10
Courts and civil procedure–Procedure in particular actions

CHAPTER 10-9
Habeas Corpus

SECTION 10-9-25


§ 10-9-25 Forfeiture for failure to receive and execute writ.

Every person guilty of such a refusal or neglect to receive and execute a writ of habeas corpus shall also forfeit and pay to the party aggrieved by the refusal or neglect one thousand dollars ($1,000).

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 676; G.L. 1909, ch. 305, § 25; G.L. 1923, ch. 356, § 25; G.L. 1938, ch. 584, § 25; G.L. 1956, § 10-9-25.)