TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-5
Writs, Summons and Process

SECTION 9-5-7


§ 9-5-7 Direction of writs for arrest or execution against the body.

All writs whatsoever commanding the arrest of a defendant, or executions running against the body of a defendant, shall be directed for service to the division of sheriffs or to a certified constable authorized pursuant to § 9-5-10.1, or if the writ is to be served in the town of New Shoreham, it may be directed to the town sergeant of the town, subject to the provisions of § 9-5-8, and no writ of arrest shall be served by any other officer.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1926, ch. 784, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 515, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 9-5-7; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 16; P.L. 2015, ch. 260, § 8; P.L. 2015, ch. 275, § 8.)