TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-21
Recovery of Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures

SECTION 12-21-10


§ 12-21-10 Disposition of recoveries.

Unless otherwise specially provided:

(1) All fines recovered shall be to the use of the state;

(2) All penalties and pecuniary forfeitures, one-half ( 1/2) to the use of the state and one-half ( 1/2) to the use of the person who shall sue for it; and

(3) All forfeitures of personal property shall be disposed of as provided by law.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 288, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 357, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 410, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 631, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 12-21-10.)