TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-5
Writs, Summons and Process

SECTION 9-5-8


§ 9-5-8 Power of New Shoreham town sergeant – Bond.

The town sergeant of the town of New Shoreham is hereby authorized and empowered to serve any writ and civil or criminal process in the town of New Shoreham and the waters adjacent thereto within the jurisdiction of the state, the ad damnum of which does not exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000), as fully and effectually as a member of the division of sheriffs; provided, that the town sergeant of New Shoreham give bond, with two (2) sufficient sureties, to the general treasurer in the sum of two thousand dollars ($2,000). In case any person is injured by the breach of the bond, he or she may sue upon the bond in like manner as he or she might do upon a sheriff's bond in a like case under the provisions of §§ 42-29-12 and 42-29-13.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1897, ch. 499, §§ 1, 2; C.P.A. 1905, § 1206; G.L. 1909, ch. 300, §§ 2, 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 350, §§ 2, 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 515, §§ 2, 3; G.L. 1956, § 9-5-8; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 16.)