§ 12-17-5. Continuance of trial to conclusion after opening to jury.
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 8-7-2, and notwithstanding the provisions of any other law previously enacted, whenever a criminal trial shall have been opened to a jury the trial shall continue to its conclusion.
(P.L. 1949, ch. 2335, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 12-17-5.)