Sports, Racing, and Athletics

Boxing and Wrestling

SECTION 41-5-16

§ 41-5-16. Overcrowding of buildings – Ventilation and safety requirements.

It shall be unlawful for any licensee under this chapter to sell or cause to be sold or issued more tickets or invitations purporting to admit to any match or exhibition, or otherwise to admit to any match or exhibition, more persons than are admissible according to the authorized capacity of the building, or part thereof actually used therefor. All buildings or structures used or intended to be used for the purpose of this chapter shall be properly ventilated and provided with fire escapes, if there need be, and in all manner conform to the laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to buildings of the city or town where situated. The provisions of this section shall also apply to buildings, portions of which are used for the purpose set forth in this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1926, ch. 772, § 12; G.L. 1938, ch. 16, § 13; G.L. 1956, § 41-5-16; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 148.)