TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-1
Causes of Action

SECTION 9-1-37


§ 9-1-37 Enumeration of periods of appeal.

The following compilation of periods of appeal for criminal and civil actions is set forth as an aid to the public, and is not intended to replace the specific statutes referred to herein. The omission of any statute from this list shall in no way affect the validity of the omitted statute.

Section Action Period of Appeal
1-3-27 From board of appeals for airport zoning, to superior court 20 days
2-18-12 Orders of chief entomologist, to director of environmental management 5 days
3-7-21 Denial of class A, B, or C liquor license, to state liquor control administrator 10 days
3-12-11 Forfeiture of alcoholic beverages, from district to superior court 5 days
3-12-20 Conviction of possessing or selling unlawful alcoholic beverages, from district to superior court 5 days
4-1-14 Forfeiture of fighting birds or animals, from district to superior court 5 days
4-14-16 Replevin of impounded animals, from district to superior court 2 days
9-9-24 Decisions of jury commissioner, to superior court 1 year
9-12-10 Civil actions generally, from district to superior court 2 days
9-21-6 Orders of district or probate courts, or town council, where appeal not timely filed from accident, mistake or neglect, to superior court 90 days
9-24-7 Interlocutory orders, such as denial of injunction, appointment of receiver, or new trial motions, from superior to supreme court 20 days
9-24-32 Right of state to appeal in criminal and family court cases, to supreme court (where defendant not in jeopardy) 20 days
10-3-19 Judgments based on award of court appointed arbitrators, from superior to supreme court 20 days
10-4-12 From proceedings involving assignment for benefit of creditors, from superior to supreme court 30 days
10-9.1-9 Post-conviction judgments, from district to superior court, or from superior to supreme court 20 days
12-5.1-6 Denial of request for approval of interception of wire or oral communications, by state, from superior to supreme court 20 days
12-5.1-12 Granting of motion to suppress contents of intercepted wire or oral communications, or evidence obtained therefrom, by state, from superior to supreme court 30 days
12-22-1 Criminal cases generally, from district to superior court 5 days
12-22-1.1 Fines in criminal cases, from district to supreme court 20 days by certiorari
12-27-11 Cases involving adjudication of obscene publications, from superior to supreme court 20 days
14-1-52 Family court cases, generally, from family to supreme court 20 days
15-8-24 Paternity or bastardy cases, from family to supreme court 30 days
16-12.1-6 Orders of school committees affecting rights of public school administrators, to commissioner of elementary and secondary education 10 days
23-1-24 Compliance orders by director of health department, from superior or supreme court 30 days
23-23.5-3 City or town council orders prohibiting noxious trades, to superior court 3 days
23-27.3-127.2.5 Orders of building inspectors to local boards of appeal under BOCA Code 30 days
23-28.5-6 Orders of fire officials under state fire code, to superior court 30 days
24-7-5 Orders of city or town council laying sidewalk assessments, to superior court 40 days
28-35-28 Workers' compensation cases, from trial judge to appellate commission 5 days
28-35-29 Workers' compensation cases, to supreme court 20 days
33-9-21 Orders of superior court approving investment powers of guardians and conservators, to supreme court 10 days
33-15-40 Orders of superior court regarding powers of guardians or conservators to support dependents of ward 20 days
33-23-1 Probate cases generally, from probate to superior court 20 days
33-23-1 Probate cases generally, from superior to supreme court 30 days
39-5-1 Decisions of public utilities commission, to supreme court 7 days by certiorari
45-5-16 City and town council matters generally, to superior court 40 days
45-20-1 Bureau of fire and police, by firefighter, to superior court 30 days
45-23-20 Boards of review for subdivision control, or plan commissioner, to superior court 20 days
45-23.1-5 Town council decisions regarding mapped streets, to supreme court 30 days
45-24-69 Zoning board cases generally, to superior court 20 days
45-24.2-6 Housing boards of review cases, to district court 30 days
46-20-4 Town council decisions regarding power to drain water across land of abutting owners 40 days
42-35-15 Orders of all administrative agencies of state government not specifically exempted by § 42-35-18 of the Administrative Procedures Act 30 days


History of Section.
(P.L. 1982, ch. 388, § 2; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 14.)