Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 21
Recovery of Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures

R.I. Gen. Laws 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 () to the use of the state and one-half () 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.