TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-19
Sentence and Execution

SECTION 12-19-5


§ 12-19-5 Imprisonment to commence at expiration of previous term of imprisonment.

Whenever any person shall be convicted of any offense punishable by imprisonment, that person being at the time under sentence of imprisonment on a former conviction, the court passing the subsequent sentence may sentence the person to the term of imprisonment provided by law to commence at the expiration of the term of imprisonment under the former sentence or sentences.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 285, § 43; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 43; G.L. 1909, ch. 354, § 49; P.L. 1915, ch. 1261, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 407, § 49; G.L. 1938, ch. 625, § 49; G.L. 1956, § 12-19-5.)