Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure Generally

Writs, Summons and Process

SECTION 9-5-32

§ 9-5-32. Notice to nonresident to appoint attorney – Agents for noncomplying persons.

Every individual or partnership required by §§ 9-5-29 – 9-5-31 to file a power of attorney and failing so to do shall be notified by the secretary of state, upon information and request by any resident of this state, of the requirements of §§ 9-5-29 – 9-5-32; and every person who acts within the state as agent of any such individual or partnership which fails, after receipt of the notice from the secretary of state, to file the power shall for such failure be liable to a penalty of ten dollars ($10.00) for each day during which the person has so acted after the receipt of the notice by the individual or partnership.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1930, ch. 1614, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 516, § 3; G.L. 1956, § 9-5-32.)