TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-5
Writs, Summons and Process

SECTION 9-5-22


§ 9-5-22 False swearing in affidavit to support writ.

Every person who shall willfully swear falsely to any statement in an affidavit made by him or her, by means of which affidavit a writ of arrest or attachment shall have issued and been served by arrest or attachment, shall be deemed guilty of perjury.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 522; G.L. 1909, ch. 299, § 26; G.L. 1923, ch. 349, § 26; G.L. 1938, ch. 514, § 19; G.L. 1956, § 9-5-22.)