Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 9

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-9-29

§ 12-9-29. Immunity from civil process arising out of occurrence for which extradited.

A person brought into this state by, or after waiver of, extradition based on a criminal charge shall not be subject to service of personal process in civil actions arising out of the same facts as the criminal proceedings to answer which he or she is being or has been returned, until he or she has been convicted in the criminal proceeding, or, if acquitted, until he or she has had reasonable opportunity to return to the state from which he or she was extradited.

History of Section.
P.L. 1947, ch. 1890, § 24; G.L. 1956, § 12-9-29.