TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-9
Quarantine of Vessels

SECTION 23-9-15


§ 23-9-15 Unauthorized departure from infected vessel.

If any person shall come on shore from on board a vessel as described in this chapter without first obtaining a license, the city or town council may immediately send that offender back on board that vessel, or confine him or her on shore in a convenient place that appears to the city or town council most effectual to prevent the spreading of any infection; and the offending person shall satisfy and pay all charges that shall arise on the confinement, and shall be fined forty dollars ($40.00).

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 94, § 3; G.L. 1909, ch. 110, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 154, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 256, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 23-9-15; P.L. 2008, ch. 475, § 40.)