TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-4
Recognizance to Keep the Peace

SECTION 12-4-5


§ 12-4-5 Exemption from recognizance – Domestic abuse.

Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, no requirement shall be made of any complainant to enter into a recognizance of any sum to prosecute a complaint for domestic assault.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 156; G.L. 1909, ch. 281, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 331, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 501, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 12-4-5; P.L. 1977, ch. 259, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 86, § 23.)