TITLE 15
Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-7
Adoption of Children

SECTION 15-7-22


§ 15-7-22 Penalty for violations or false statements.

Every person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter, or who intentionally makes any false statements with reference to the matters contained in this chapter, shall, in addition to any specific penalties provided in this chapter, upon conviction of the first offense, be imprisoned for a term not exceeding one year and/or be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500), and of a second or subsequent offense, shall be imprisoned for a term not exceeding two (2) years and/or be fined an amount not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000).

History of Section.
(G.L., ch. 420, § 15; P.L. 1955, ch. 3483, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 15-7-22; P.L. 1970, ch. 132, § 1; P.L. 1982, ch. 318, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 84, § 66.)