Health and Safety

Quarantine of Vessels

SECTION 23-9-19

§ 23-9-19. Certification and delivery of disinfected goods – Expense of disinfection.

Whenever infected or contagious goods are sufficiently aired and cleansed, those persons described in § 23-9-18 shall give the owners or persons entitled to possession of those goods a certificate to that effect; and the city or town council shall allow and order those goods, wares, and merchandise to be delivered to their owners; and the charge and expense of airing, landing, and cleansing those goods, wares, and merchandise shall be borne by the respective owners; and that charge shall be a lien on those goods, wares, and merchandise.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 94, § 7; G.L. 1909, ch. 110, § 7; G.L. 1923, ch. 154, § 7; G.L. 1938, ch. 256, § 7; G.L. 1956, § 23-9-19.)