Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 21
Recovery of Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures

R.I. Gen. Laws 12-21-14

 12-21-14.  Forfeiture for failure to account.

Every clerk who shall neglect or refuse to account with the city or town treasurer as required in this chapter, or to pay over to him or her all moneys due the city or town at the time when they ought to be paid, shall forfeit thrice the amount of the moneys so withheld or not paid, to be recovered by an action of debt for the use of the city or town.

History of Section.
C.P.A. 1905, 186; G.L. 1909, ch. 281, 39; G.L. 1923, ch. 331, 39; G.L. 1938, ch. 501, 39; G.L. 1956, 12-21-14; P.L. 1969, ch. 239, 28.