TITLE 11
Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-24
Hotels And Public Places

SECTION 11-24-5


§ 11-24-5 Liberal construction of provisions.

The provisions of §§ 11-24-1 – 11-24-6 shall be construed liberally for the accomplishment of their purposes, and any law inconsistent with their provisions shall not apply. Nothing contained in these sections shall be deemed to repeal any of the provisions of any law of this state relating to discrimination because of race or color, religion or country of ancestral origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1952, ch. 2958, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 11-24-5; P.L. 1979, ch. 144, § 5; P.L. 1988, ch. 227, § 1; P.L. 1995, ch. 32, § 6; P.L. 1997, ch. 150, § 1; P.L. 2001, ch. 340, § 5.)