TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-20
Costs

SECTION 12-20-5


§ 12-20-5 Allowance for service of precept.

Any officer charged with the service of any precept in any criminal case, either original, intermediate, or final, shall be allowed by the court out of which the precept is issued, in a sum that the court may deem just and reasonable for the actual and necessary expense incurred by him or her in serving it, and which shall not form a part of the bill of costs taxed against a convict under § 12-20-9.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1907, ch. 1443, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 364, § 11; P.L. 1918, ch. 1648, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 417, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 633, § 12; G.L. 1956, § 12-20-5; P.L. 1966, ch. 209, § 2.)