Businesses and Professions
Plumbers, Irrigators, and Water System Installers
R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-20-36
§ 5-20-36. Injunctions.
Violations of this chapter may be enjoined upon a bill of complaint being filed in the superior court for the county in which those violations have been committed, by the division of professional regulation or by any association of master plumbers, master irrigators, master water-filtration/treatment-system installers or journeyperson plumbers, journeyperson irrigators, or journeyperson water-filtration/treatment-system installers, licensed master plumbers, licensed master irrigators, or licensed master water-filtration/treatment-system installers or by any plumbing inspector. An injunction may be granted by the superior court after a hearing in open court against any person, firm, corporation, or association which has violated any of the provisions of this chapter, without regard to whether proceedings have been, or may be, instituted before the state board of plumbing examiners or whether criminal proceedings have been, or may be, instituted. No ex parte restraining orders shall be issued in suits brought pursuant to this section.
History of Section.
R.P.L. 1957, ch. 116, § 5; P.L. 1985, ch. 181, art. 54, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 149, § 2; P.L. 2001, ch. 214, § 2; P.L. 2016, ch. 26, § 1; P.L. 2016, ch. 31, § 1.