Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-9.1
Commercial Transactions

SECTION 11-9.1-3

§ 11-9.1-3. False statements in bill of lading.

Any officer, agent, or servant of a carrier who, with intent to defraud, issues or aids in issuing a bill of lading for goods knowing that it contains any false statement, shall be guilty of a crime, and upon conviction shall be punished for each offense by imprisonment not exceeding one year, or by a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1914, ch. 1029, § 45; G.L. 1923, ch. 320, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 473, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 6-24-46.)