TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-17
Witnesses

SECTION 9-17-1


§ 9-17-1 Form of subpoena.

The form of subpoena to a witness shall be substantially as follows:

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     To . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . of. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Greeting:

     You are hereby required, in the name of the state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, to make your appearance before . . . . . . . . . . holden at . . . . . . . . . . on the . . . . . . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . to give evidence of what you know relative to an action or plea of . . . . . . . . . . then and there are to be heard and tried between . . . . . . . . . . plaintiff and . . . . . . . . . . defendant.

     Hereof fail not, as you will answer your default under the penalty of the law in that behalf made and provided.

Dated at . . . . . . . . . . the . . . . . . . . . . day of . . . . . . . . . . in the year


History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 357; G.L. 1909, ch. 292, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 342, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 537, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-17-1.)