§ 12-12-16. Allegations as to property held jointly, in common, or by partners.
In every indictment, information or complaint for any felony or misdemeanor, whenever it shall be requisite to state the ownership of any property whatsoever, whether real or personal, which shall belong to or be in possession of more than one person, whether the persons are partners in trade, joint tenants, tenants in common, members of joint stock companies, or trustees, and whenever it shall be necessary to mention, for any purpose whatsoever, any partners, joint tenants, tenants in common, members of joint stock companies, or trustees, it shall be sufficient to name one of the persons and state the property to belong to the person so named the and another or others, as the case may be.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 285, § 6; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 6; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 10; P.L. 1915, ch. 1261, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 407, § 10; G.L. 1938, ch. 625, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 12-12-16.)