TITLE 8
Courts and Civil Procedure–Courts

CHAPTER 8-2
Superior Court

SECTION 8-2-27


§ 8-2-27 Venue – Consolidation of actions.

(a) Any civil cause or any question of law or fact therein may, by consent of the parties and with approval of the court, be tried and determined in any county. When civil actions involving a common question of law or fact are pending in different counties, the court may in the interest of convenience order any such action transferred to another county for the purpose of consolidating the actions for trial.

(b) Any civil cause may be referred from one county to another by the presiding justice of the court in the interest of obtaining a more speedy trial.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 14; G.L. 1909, ch. 273, § 11; G.L. 1923, ch. 323, § 11; G.L. 1938, ch. 496, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 8-2-27; P.L. 1966, ch. 1, § 2; P.L. 1968, ch. 233, § 1; P.L. 1972, ch. 169, § 1.)