Human Services

Support of the Needy

SECTION 40-5-18

§ 40-5-18. Assessment of kindred for future support – Warrant for arrears.

The court may further assess and apportion upon any kindred such weekly sums for the future as they shall judge sufficient for the support of the pauper, to be paid quarterly into the clerk's office of the court, to the use of the director, until further order of the court; and upon application from time to time of the director, the clerk of the court shall issue and may renew a warrant of distress for the arrears of any preceding quarter.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 79, § 9; G.L. 1909, ch. 93, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 105, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 69, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 40-8-18; Reorg. Plan No. 1, 1970.)