Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 21
Recovery of Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-21-28

§ 12-21-28. Return of property to claimant on bond.

Unless by law the property seized is necessarily subject, upon judgment of forfeiture, to be destroyed, it shall, at the request of the claimant, be appraised by appraisers appointed for that purpose by the court and be delivered to the claimant upon his or her giving bond in double the amount of the appraised value, with sufficient sureties, running to the person or corporation to whom the property would be forfeited, or to the state, if the state is entitled in whole or part to the property upon forfeiture, to pay to them the appraised value of the property and costs in case final judgment or forfeiture is entered up.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 288, § 20; G.L. 1909, ch. 357, § 22; G.L. 1923, ch. 410, § 22; G.L. 1938, ch. 631, § 22; G.L. 1956, § 12-21-28.