Title 9
Courts and Civil Procedure — Procedure Generally

Chapter 35
Uniform Registration of Canadian Money Judgments Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-35-5

§ 9-35-5. Effect of registration.

(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, a Canadian judgment registered under § 9-35-4 has the same effect provided in § 9-34-7 for a judgment a court determines to be entitled to recognition.

(b) A Canadian judgment registered under § 9-35-4 may not be enforced by sale or other disposition of property, or by seizure of property or trustee process, until thirty-one (31) days after notice under § 9-35-6 of registration is served. The court for cause may provide for a shorter or longer time. This subsection does not preclude use of relief available under law of this state other than this chapter to prevent dissipation, disposition, or removal of property.

History of Section.
P.L. 2021, ch. 134, § 2, effective July 3, 2021; P.L. 2021, ch. 156, § 2, effective July 3, 2021.