§ 14-1-53. Effect of pendency of appeal.
The pendency of an appeal in the case of a child shall not suspend the order or decree of the family court, nor shall it discharge the child from the custody of the court or of the person, institution, or agency to whose care the child shall have been committed, unless by writ of habeas corpus unless and until the supreme court or any justice of the supreme court shall so order.
(P.L. 1944, ch. 1441, § 32; G.L. 1956, § 14-1-53; P.L. 1961, ch. 73, § 6.)