Title 11
Criminal Offenses

Chapter 9

R.I. Gen. Laws § 11-9-10

§ 11-9-10. Abandonment of refrigerator in place accessible to children.

Whoever, having been the owner of any refrigerator, icebox, chest, or other similar article, abandons that refrigerator, icebox, chest, or other similar article in any place accessible to children if the abandoned unit has an attached lid or door which cannot be opened easily from the inside, and who fails to remove the door or doors from it before abandoning the unit, unless the unit may be easily opened from the inside, shall upon conviction be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100).

History of Section.
P.L. 1955, ch. 3523, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 11-9-10.