Title 46
Waters and Navigation

Chapter 6
Obstructions to Navigation

R.I. Gen. Laws 46-6-3



 46-6-3.  Abatement of unauthorized encroachments on tidewater.

Every erection made into or encroachment upon the public tidewaters of the state, not authorized by the general assembly or by the department of environmental management, shall be deemed to be a public nuisance and shall be prosecuted as such by the attorney general.

History of Section.
G.L. 1896, ch. 118, 14; G.L. 1909, ch. 144, 14; G.L. 1923, ch. 149, 13; G.L. 1938, ch. 112, 13; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, 100; G.L. 1956, 46-6-3.