TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-18
Fraud and False Dealing

SECTION 11-18-4


§ 11-18-4 Concealment of birth out of wedlock.

Every woman who shall conceal the birth of any issue of her body, which, if it were born alive, would be born out of wedlock, so that it may not be known whether it was born dead or alive, or shall conceal the death of any infant child born of her body out of wedlock, so that it may not be known whether the child was murdered or not, shall be imprisoned not exceeding ten (10) months or be fined not exceeding three hundred dollars ($300).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 281, § 10; G.L. 1909, ch. 347, § 10; G.L. 1923, ch. 399, § 10; P.L. 1926, ch. 858, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 610, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 11-18-4.)