TITLE 7
Corporations, Associations, and Partnerships

CHAPTER 7-12
Partnerships

SECTION 7-12-5


§ 7-12-5 Separate composition as full discharge of partner.

A composition or compromise is a full and effectual discharge to the debtor making the composition or compromise, of the whole of the debt, and is taken and considered in reference to the other copartners as actual payment of the debtor's proportion of the debt, whether the full amount of his or her proportion of the debt is actually paid or not.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 156, § 2; G.L. 1909, ch. 185, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 212, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 428, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 7-12-5.)