TITLE 19
Financial institutions

CHAPTER 19-26
Pawnbrokers

SECTION 19-26-8


§ 19-26-8 Ascertainment of ownership of articles pawned.

No pawnbroker shall knowingly take from any apprentice, servant, or employee any article or thing offered by the apprentice, servant, or employee in pledge without first ascertaining that the article or thing is the property of the person so offering it for sale. For every violation of this section the pawnbroker shall be fined not exceeding one hundred dollars ($100).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 105, § 5; G.L. 1909, ch. 126, § 5; G.L. 1923, ch. 131, § 5; G.L. 1938, ch. 364, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 19-26-8.)