TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-26
Levy and Sale on Execution

SECTION 9-26-3


§ 9-26-3 Body of deceased person exempt.

The body of a deceased person shall not be liable to be taken for debt or damages on execution or upon any process whatsoever; and if any officer shall, under color of an execution or process, seize or take the body of any deceased person for debt or damages, he or she shall be fined not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500) or be imprisoned not exceeding six (6) months.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 625; G.L. 1909, ch. 304, § 2; G.L. 1923, ch. 355, § 2; G.L. 1938, ch. 553, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 9-26-3.)