Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

Levy and Sale on Execution

SECTION 9-26-2

§ 9-26-2 Duty to execute and return writs.

Every officer to whom a writ of execution or other judicial writ shall be lawfully issued shall execute the mandates therein contained as commanded, and shall make returns of his or her doings thereon. If he or she is unable to execute the mandates, he or she shall set forth the reason of his or her failure in his or her return.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 624; G.L. 1909, ch. 304, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 355, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 553, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-26-2.)