TITLE 14
Delinquent and Dependent Children

CHAPTER 14-1
Proceedings in Family Court

SECTION 14-1-9


§ 14-1-9 Waiver of jurisdiction over adult.

If an adult is charged with an offense over which the family court may have jurisdiction by virtue of § 14-1-8, 11-9-9, or 8-10-4, the court may waive jurisdiction over the adult and order that adult held for trial under the regular procedure of the court which would otherwise have jurisdiction of that offense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1944, ch. 1441, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 14-1-9; impl. am. P.L. 1961, ch. 73, § 14; P.L. 1987, ch. 568, § 1.)