§ 34-27-2. Right of mortgagee to bid at sale.
At any sale by public auction made under and according to the provisions of any mortgage of real estate, or of any power of sale contained therein or annexed thereto, the mortgagee in the deed of mortgage or other conveyance, or pledgee, his, her, or their assigns, or his, her, or their heirs, executors or administrators, or any person for him, her, or them, may fairly and in good faith bid for and purchase the estate or property so put up for sale, or any part thereof, in the same manner as it may be bid for and purchased by any other person.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 207, § 16; P.L. 1896, ch. 327, § 1; G.L. 1909, ch. 258, § 16; G.L. 1923, ch. 302, § 16; G.L. 1938, ch. 442, § 16; G.L. 1956, § 34-27-2; P.L. 1960, ch. 147, § 3.)