Courts and Civil Procedure – Procedure in Particular Actions

Bail of Persons Imprisoned on Civil Process

SECTION 10-11-15

§ 10-11-15. Period after judgment allowed for action against bail.

No action against the bail shall be commenced unless it is within two (2) years next after the entering up of final judgment against the principal; provided, that if by reason of the absence of the bail from the state, service of process could not have been made within the time before mentioned, the action may be commenced at any time within two (2) years next after the return of the bail into the state. In computing the periods of time provided in this section, time during which execution is stayed shall not be included.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 258, § 9; G.L. 1909, ch. 324, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 375, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 565, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 10-11-15; P.L. 1965, ch. 55, § 54.)