Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 12
Indictments, Informations and Complaints

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-12-1.11

§ 12-12-1.11. “Indictment” construed.

Whenever “indictment” appears in the general or public laws or in rules of court, it includes the expression “information filed by the attorney general or one of the attorney general’s designated assistants,” except where ascribing that meaning to the term “indictment” is inconsistent with the intent or the manner in which the term was used or otherwise is inappropriate.

History of Section.
P.L. 1974, ch. 118, § 11.