Title 9
Courts and Civil Procedure — Procedure Generally

Chapter 35
Uniform Registration of Canadian Money Judgments Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-35-9

§ 9-35-9. Relationship to uniform foreign-country money judgments recognition act.

(a) This chapter supplements chapter 34 of title 9 and that chapter, other than § 9-34-6, applies to a registration under this chapter.

(b) A person may seek recognition of a Canadian judgment described in § 9-35-3 either:

(1) By registration under this chapter; or

(2) Under § 9-34-6.

(c) Subject to subsection (d) of this section, a person may not seek recognition in this state of the same judgment or part of a judgment described in § 9-35-3(b) or (c) with regard to the same person under both this chapter and § 9-34-6.

(d) If the court grants a petition to vacate a registration solely on a ground under § 9-35-7(b)(2), the person seeking registration may:

(1) If the defect in the registration can be cured, file a new registration under this chapter; or

(2) Seek recognition of the judgment under § 9-34-6.

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