TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-22
Costs

SECTION 9-22-15


§ 9-22-15 Witness fees allowed where certificate filed after judgment.

Unless the certificate of a witness for his or her attendance and travel is filed with the clerk of the court rendering judgment not later than ten (10) days after the rendition of judgment in the cause in which he or she shall have attended or been summoned, no more fees shall be taxed in favor of the party procuring the witness than one day's attendance and travel; provided, that in a district court no fees shall be taxed in favor of the party procuring the witness in any cause in which an appeal shall be claimed after judgment, unless there shall be filed with the clerk of the court within one day after entry of judgment, exclusive of Sundays and legal holidays, the certificate of the witness for his or her attendance and travel, or the summons for the witness; in which latter case fees shall be taxed for only one day's attendance and travel.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 455; G.L. 1909, ch. 295, § 15; G.L. 1923, ch. 345, § 15; P.L. 1929, ch. 1331, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 536, § 15; G.L. 1956, § 9-22-15; P.L. 1965, ch. 55, § 37.)