§ 28-25-17. Judicial enforcement.
The superior court shall have jurisdiction to enforce compliance with the provisions of this chapter upon petition being filed by the administrator of the division of occupational safety and notice being given to the person or persons charged with a violation of the provisions of this chapter, and the court may issue process of injunction, mandamus, or otherwise as in the opinion of the court is necessary to enforce compliance with the provisions of this chapter, but no ex parte restraining order shall be issued unless upon a showing satisfactory to the court that danger to life or property is imminent, and in that case citation to the defendant shall be returnable not more than five (5) days after the ex parte restraining order is entered.
(P.L. 1919, ch. 1770, § 11; G.L. 1923, ch. 94, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 297, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 28-25-15; P.L. 1985, ch. 508, § 1.)