TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-13
Bail and Recognizance

SECTION 12-13-6


§ 12-13-6 Bail or discharge for want of indictment or information.

Every person who shall be imprisoned upon suspicion of having committed an offense for which bail may be denied pursuant to the provisions of R.I. Const., Art. I, Sec. IX shall be bailed or discharged if not indicted or charged by information within six (6) months after the commitment.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 285, § 16; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 16; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 56; P.L. 1915, ch. 1261, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 407, § 56; G.L. 1938, ch. 625, § 56; G.L. 1956, § 12-13-6; P.L. 1972, ch. 265, § 1; P.L. 1974, ch. 118, § 12; P.L. 1985, ch. 463, § 1.)