Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

Referees, Auditors, And Masters In Chancery

SECTION 9-15-4

§ 9-15-4. Contents and effect of agreement of reference – Majority report of referees.

The parties to any rule shall agree upon the mode of procedure, the defraying of expenses, the time when and manner in which the referees shall make their report, and the time and manner of issuing execution on the judgment or decree which the court shall enter, upon the coming in of the report; and every such agreement shall be conclusive upon the parties and upon their heirs, executors, administrators, and successors, and, if involving real estate, when notice thereof is duly recorded, upon their assigns, and a majority report of referees shall be binding and conclusive.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 409; G.L. 1909, ch. 293, § 4; G.L. 1923, ch. 343, § 4; G.L. 1938, ch. 532, § 4; G.L. 1956, § 9-15-4.)