TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-13
Bail and Recognizance

SECTION 12-13-5


§ 12-13-5 Justices authorized to bail on accusation of serious crime.

No person accused of an offense for which bail may be denied pursuant to the provisions of R.I. Const., Art. I, Sec. IX shall be bailed except by one of the justices of the supreme, superior, and district courts.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 285, § 13; C.P.A. 1905, § 1181; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 13; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 17; P.L. 1915, ch. 1261, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 407, § 17; G.L. 1938, ch. 625, § 17; G.L. 1956, § 12-13-5; P.L. 1972, ch. 265, § 2; P.L. 1981, ch. 265, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 463, § 1.)