TITLE 18
Fiduciaries

CHAPTER 18-9
Charitable Trusts

SECTION 18-9-11


§ 18-9-11 Court order to appear before attorney general – Contempt.

If any person, agent, trustee, fiduciary, beneficiary, institution, association, or corporation receiving notice neglects to attend or to remain in attendance as long as may be necessary for the purposes for which the notice was issued, or refuses to produce books, memoranda, papers of whatever kind, documents of title, or other evidence of assets or liabilities, or to furnish any available information that may be required, any justice of the superior court for the county within which the inquiry is carried on or within which the person, agent, trustee, fiduciary, beneficiary, institution, association, or corporation is found or resides or transacts business, upon application of the attorney general, shall have jurisdiction to issue to the person, agent, trustee, fiduciary, beneficiary, institution, association, or corporation an order requiring the person, agent, trustee, fiduciary, beneficiary, institution, association, or corporation to appear before the attorney general to produce for the use of the attorney general evidence in accordance with the terms of the notice, and any failure to obey the order of the superior court may be punished by the court as a contempt of court.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2617, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 18-9-11.)