TITLE 8
Courts and Civil Procedure – Courts

CHAPTER 8-8
District Court

SECTION 8-8-3.1


§ 8-8-3.1. Equitable powers as to housing matters.

(a) In addition to the powers heretofore exercised, the district court and any court created by municipal ordinance pursuant to § 8-8-3(a)(4) is hereby empowered, in furtherance of its jurisdiction under § 8-8-3(a)(4), to grant such orders, including temporary restraining orders, and preliminary and permanent injunctions as justice and equity may require.

(b) Any court created by municipal ordinance pursuant to § 8-8-3(a)(4) is hereby empowered in furtherance of its jurisdiction to order a building into receivership pursuant to the provisions of chapter 44 of title 34 ("abandoned property").

History of Section.
(P.L. 1977, ch. 277, § 2; P.L. 1982, ch. 134, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 461, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 474, § 1.)