§ 28-39-29. Recovery of benefits paid in error.
Any individual who, by reason of a mistake or misrepresentation made by himself or herself or another, has received any sum as benefits under chapters 39 41 of this title, in any week in which any condition for the receipt of those benefits imposed by those chapters was not fulfilled by him or her, or with respect to any week in which he or she was disqualified from receiving those benefits, shall in the discretion of the director be liable to have that sum deducted from any future benefits payable to him or her under those chapters, or shall be liable to repay to the director for the temporary disability insurance fund a sum equal to the amount so received and that sum shall be collectible in the manner provided in § 28-40-12 for the collection of past due contributions.
(P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, § 12; P.L. 1949, ch. 2176, § 1; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2841, § 2; impl. am. P.L. 1953, ch. 3206, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-39-29.)