TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-5
Writs, Summons and Process

SECTION 9-5-6


§ 9-5-6 Writs and process operating throughout state – Officers to whom directed.

All writs, executions, and process shall run throughout the state and shall be directed for service to the division of sheriffs, or to a certified constable, but if any deputy sheriff is a party to the action or suit, the process shall be directed to the town sergeant or a certified constable and may be served by any one of them not a party to the action or suit.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 502; G.L. 1909, ch. 299, § 6; G.L. 1923, ch. 349, § 6; P.L. 1930, ch. 1618, § 1; P.L. 1932, ch. 1900, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 514, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 9-5-6; P.L. 1965, ch. 55, § 13; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 16; P.L. 2015, ch. 260, § 8; P.L. 2015, ch. 275, § 8.)