TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-29
Fees

SECTION 9-29-7


§ 9-29-7 Witness fees.

(a) The fees of witnesses shall be:

(1) (1) For every day's attendance before the supreme or superior court, or before any other tribunal or magistrate, including attendance in giving depositions . . . . . . . . . . $10.00

(2) (2) For every mile's travel . . . . . . . . . . .10

(3) (3) For every day's commitment in jail upon default to enter into recognizance with surety . . . . . . . . . . 2.00

(b) In addition to the fees above provided, witnesses summoned and testifying as experts in behalf of the state, or any person acting as an interpreter, before the supreme, superior, or district court, may be allowed and paid such sum as such court may deem just and reasonable.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 295, § 10; C.P.A. 1905, § 1199; G.L. 1909, ch. 364, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 417, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 633, § 10; P.L. 1939, ch. 715, § 7; P.L. 1956, ch. 3624, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 9-29-7; P.L. 1974, ch. 153, § 1; P.L. 1977, ch. 56, § 1.)