TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-17
Witnesses

SECTION 9-17-6


§ 9-17-6 Tender of fees to certain witnesses not required.

A witness summoned in behalf of the state or, in a criminal proceeding, in behalf of a defendant who the court finds is financially unable to pay witness fees shall have no right to have his or her fees paid or tendered to him or her before he or she shall be bound to obey the summons.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 363; G.L. 1909, ch. 292, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 342, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 537, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 9-17-6; P.L. 1972, ch. 169, § 6.)