TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-9
Quarantine of Vessels

SECTION 23-9-23


§ 23-9-23 Action for recovery of expenses.

If any owner, freighter, mariner, or passenger shall refuse to pay those wages and charges settled, adjusted, and fixed pursuant to § 23-9-22, then the city or town shall sue for and recover those wages and charges, and the court where the action is brought and maintained shall tax double costs for the plaintiff.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 94, § 11; G.L. 1909, ch. 110, § 11; G.L. 1923, ch. 154, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 256, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 23-9-23.)