2017 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 4 - Animals and Animal Husbandry
Chapter 4-1 - Cruelty to Animals
Section 4-1-24 - Jurisdiction of offenses - Appeals.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 4-1-24 (2017)

§ 4-1-24. Jurisdiction of offenses - Appeals. The district court has concurrent jurisdiction with the superior court, over all offenses under this chapter and to the full extent of the penalties specified. Parties defendant, however, have the same right to appeal from the sentence of a district court as is now provided by law in other criminal cases.

History of Section. (G.L. 1896, ch. 114, § 9; C.P.A. 1905, § 1216; G.L. 1909, ch. 138, § 9; G.L. 1923, ch. 141, § 9; G.L. 1938, ch. 640, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 4-1-24; P.L. 1969, ch. 239, § 53.)

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