§ 39-4-24. Actions for penalties and forfeitures.
An action to recover a penalty or forfeiture under this chapter shall be brought in any court of competent jurisdiction in this state in the name of the state, and shall be commenced and prosecuted to final judgment by the administrator. All money recovered in any action, together with the costs thereof, shall be paid into the state treasury. Any action may be discontinued or compromised on application of the administrator upon such terms as the court shall approve and order.
(P.L. 1912, ch. 795, § 32; G.L. 1923, ch. 253, § 32; G.L. 1938, ch. 122, § 29; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 122; G.L. 1956, § 39-4-24.)