Businesses and Professions

Barbers, Hairdressers, Cosmeticians, Manicurists and Estheticians

SECTION 5-10-31

§ 5-10-31. Prosecution of violations.

Complaints for violations of the provisions of this chapter shall be made by the division, the board of hairdressing, or a member or any person authorized by the division, and the complainant shall not be required to recognize for costs; provided, that if the division, board or any member refuses or unreasonably neglects to prosecute a violation of this chapter, any person holding any license issued by the division may complain to the attorney general, who shall assign a member of his or her department to investigate the complaint and, if reasonable cause for the complaint is found to exist, shall diligently prosecute the person, association, partnership, or corporation violating the provisions of this chapter or portion of this chapter.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1926, ch. 765, § 17; P.L. 1936, ch. 2362, § 13; G.L. 1938, ch. 263, §§ 14, 20; P.L. 1942, ch. 1229, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 5-10-31; P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 53, § 1.)