Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally


SECTION 9-17-9

§ 9-17-9. Commitment of attached witness – Recognizance.

If the court from which the writ of attachment issues, pursuant to § 9-17-8, shall not be in session at the time of the service of the writ, the officer charged with the service thereof shall commit the witness to jail, either in the county from which the writ shall issue or in which the witness shall be, there to be kept until he or she shall give recognizance before some person authorized to take bail in the same county, with sufficient surety, in the sum of one hundred dollars ($100), to appear before the court on the day named in the writ, or, failing to give recognizance, until he or she is discharged by the court; and the recognizance shall be returned by the person to the clerk of the court.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 367; G.L. 1909, ch. 292, § 13; G.L. 1923, ch. 342, § 13; G.L. 1938, ch. 537, § 11; G.L. 1956, § 9-17-9; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 82.)