TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-12
District Court Practice

SECTION 9-12-11


§ 9-12-11 Transmission of papers to superior court – Assignment for trial.

If an appeal is claimed, the case and the papers shall, on the next court day of the district court, be certified and forthwith transmitted to the superior court for the county wherein the division is situated, and the case shall be in order for assignment for trial in accordance with applicable procedural rules after ten (10) days from the certification, but if the case is for tenement let, or held at will or by sufferance, and including leases of land, it shall at once be certified to the superior court, and shall be in order for assignment forthwith, and shall take precedence of other matters on the calendar.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 273; G.L. 1909, ch. 286, § 8; G.L. 1923, ch. 336, § 8; P.L. 1929, ch. 1331, § 6; G.L. 1938, ch. 525, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 9-12-11; P.L. 1965, ch. 55, § 24; P.L. 1969, ch. 239, § 9; P.L. 1986, ch. 157, § 1.)