§ 34-21-4. Bond given prior to service of writ.
The officer charged with the service of any such writ shall, before serving the same, take from the plaintiff, or from someone in his or her behalf, a bond to the defendant, with sufficient sureties, or a surety company authorized to do business in this state, in double the value of the goods and chattels to be replevied, with condition to prosecute the writ of replevin to final judgment and to pay such damages and costs as the defendant in the writ shall recover against the plaintiff, and also to return and restore the same goods and chattels in like good order and condition as when taken, in case such shall be the final judgment on the writ.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 272, § 3; P.L. 1901, ch. 815, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 336, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 387, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 589, § 3; P.L. 1940, ch. 937, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 34-21-4.)