TITLE 39
Public Utilities and Carriers

CHAPTER 39-6
Railroad Companies

SECTION 39-6-3


§ 39-6-3 Action to abate unlicensed road.

In addition to the remedy by indictment for the nuisance the attorney general shall, for the purpose of abating any nuisance, file on the part of the state, in the superior court, a civil action or information against any person or corporation who shall build any railroad or portion of a railroad, and the court shall take jurisdiction of, hear, determine, decree, and proceed thereon as in cases of private nuisance.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 187, § 41; C.P.A. 1905, § 1220; G.L. 1909, ch. 215, § 45; G.L. 1923, ch. 251, § 36; G.L. 1938, ch. 124, § 36; G.L. 1956, § 39-6-3.)