Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 28.28

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-28.28-34

§ 23-28.28-34. Penalty for violations — Seizure of explosives.

(a) Any person who violates any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be imprisoned for a term of not more than one year, or shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or both.

(b) The state fire marshal or his or her deputies or any officer qualified to serve criminal process may arrest without a warrant any person found in violation of this chapter and shall seize immediately any and all explosives in illegal possession, use, or under his or her control, and the explosives seized shall upon conviction of that person be forfeited to the state.

(c) Notice of seizure of the explosives under subsection (b) shall immediately be sent to the state fire marshal by the officer making the seizure and the explosives seized shall be turned over to the state fire marshal to be held pending the trial.

History of Section.
P.L. 1979, ch. 313, § 2.