Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 5.1
Interception of Wire and Oral Communications

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-5.1-11

§ 12-5.1-11. Notice of intention.

The contents of any intercepted wire, electronic, or oral communication or evidence derived from them shall not be received in evidence or otherwise disclosed in any criminal proceeding unless each party, not less than ten (10) days before the proceeding has been furnished with a copy of the application, order, and inventory under which the interception was authorized or approved. This ten (10) day period may be waived by the judge if he or she finds that it was not possible to furnish the party with the information more than ten (10) days before the proceeding and that the party will not be prejudiced by the delay in receiving the information.

History of Section.
P.L. 1969, ch. 55, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 167, § 2.