Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

Causes of Action


§ 9-1-1. Action on promissory note.

Whenever any persons or bodies corporate, by themselves or by any person by them lawfully authorized for the purpose, shall make or sign any promissory note whereby the persons or bodies corporate shall promise to pay to any other person or body corporate any sum of money or specific article mentioned in the note, the sum or article shall be taken and construed to be, by virtue thereof, due and payable to the person or body corporate; and the person or body corporate may maintain an action for the sum or article against the person or body corporate who shall have made the promissory note.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 166, § 6; G.L. 1909, ch. 201, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 228, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 457, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-1-1; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 12.)