Criminal Offenses


SECTION 11-30-7

§ 11-30-7. Landlord's liability for nuisance.

Every person who shall let any building or tenement owned by him or her or under his or her control, for any of the purposes enumerated in §§ 11-30-1 and 11-30-2, or who shall knowingly permit any building, tenement, or part of one to be so used while under his or her control, or who shall after five (5) days notice from any officer or magistrate of that use of the building or tenement omit to take all reasonable measures to eject the tenant or occupant from the premises as soon as it may lawfully be done, shall be deemed and taken to be guilty of aiding in the maintenance of the nuisance, and shall be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or be imprisoned in the adult correctional institutions not less than sixty (60) days nor more than one year.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 92, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 108, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 120, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 598, § 4; impl. am. P.L. 1956, ch. 3721, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 11-30-7.)