TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-18
Depositions

SECTION 9-18-1


§ 9-18-1 Officials authorized to take depositions.

Any justice of the supreme or superior or family court, justice of the peace, or notary public may take the deposition of any witness to be used in the trial of any civil suit, action, petition, or proceeding in which he or she is not interested, nor counsel, nor the attorney of either party, and which shall then be commenced or pending in this state, or in any other state, or in the District of Columbia, or in any territory, government, or country.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 374; G.L. 1909, ch. 292, § 22; G.L. 1923, ch. 342, § 22; G.L. 1938, ch. 539, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 19-18-1; P.L. 1966, ch. 1, § 9; P.L. 1979, ch. 373, § 7.)