TITLE 34
Property

CHAPTER 34-29
Textile Processors' Liens

SECTION 34-29-1


§ 34-29-1 Definitions.

The terms used in this chapter shall be construed as follows, unless other meaning is clearly apparent from the language or context, or unless such construction is inconsistent with the manifest intention of the legislature:

(1) "Debtor" means all persons, partnerships, and corporations who may be indebted to a "processor" for work and labor performed and materials furnished in and about the business of spinning, throwing, manufacturing, bleaching, mercerizing, dyeing, weighting, printing, finishing, dressing or scraping of linen, cotton, wool, silk, artificial silk, yarns or goods, skins, pelts, furs, or hides or goods of which linen, cotton, wool, silk, artificial silk, skins, pelts, furs, or hides form a component part.

(2) "Owner" means all persons, partnerships, and corporations having title to the property herein described, either at law or in equity, or having a lien or encumbrance on the same or having any interest whatsoever in the same, excepting the lien of the processor herein created.

(3) "Processor" means all persons, partnerships, and corporations engaged or that may be engaged in the business of spinning, throwing, manufacturing, bleaching, mercerizing, dyeing, weighting, printing, finishing, dressing, or scraping, or otherwise treating or processing of linen, cotton, wool, silk, artificial silks, yarns, or goods, skins, pelts, furs, or hides, or goods of which linen, cotton, wool, silk, artificial silk, skins, pelts, furs, or hides form a component part.

(4) "Property" means linen, cotton, wool, silk, artificial silk, yarn or goods, skins, pelts, furs, or hides, or goods of which linen, cotton, wool, silk, artificial silk, skins, pelts, furs, or hides form a component part.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1929, ch. 1354, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 446, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 34-29-1.)