Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 41
Theft, Embezzlement, False Pretenses, and Misappropriation

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-41-17

§ 11-41-17. Unauthorized transfer of vehicle sold on conditional sale.

Every person who, with intent to place beyond the control of the vendor, any motor vehicle sold on condition that the title shall remain in the vendor after delivery, shall remove, conceal, or aid or abet the removal or concealment of the vehicle, and any vendee of a conditional sale who shall sell or convey the property without the consent of the vendor, and without informing the person to whom he or she sells or conveys that it is subject to the conditional sale, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or be imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

History of Section.
P.L. 1926, ch. 803, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 608, § 79; G.L. 1956, § 11-41-17.