§ 8-2-31. Order for change of venue.
If, upon hearing the petition and the evidence thereon, the court shall be of opinion that a full, fair, and impartial trial cannot be had in the court for the county where the cause shall have been commenced or is pending, the court shall make an order of removal, directing the clerk of the court where the cause is pending to transmit the record thereof to the clerk of the court for the county named in the order of removal, to which county the cause shall be removed.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 26; G.L. 1909, ch. 273, § 23; G.L. 1923, ch. 323, § 23; G.L. 1938, ch. 496, § 23; G.L. 1956, § 8-2-31.)