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§12-21-28  Return of property to claimant on bond. –

Published: 2015

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Criminal Procedure


Recovery of Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures

SECTION 12-21-28

   § 12-21-28  Return of property to claimant

on bond. –

Unless by law the property seized is necessarily subject, upon judgment of

forfeiture, to be destroyed, it shall, at the request of the claimant, be

appraised by appraisers appointed for that purpose by the court and be

delivered to the claimant upon his or her giving bond in double the amount of

the appraised value, with sufficient sureties, running to the person or

corporation to whom the property would be forfeited, or to the state, if the

state is entitled in whole or part to the property upon forfeiture, to pay to

them the appraised value of the property and costs in case final judgment or

forfeiture is entered up.

History of Section.

(G.L. 1896, ch. 288, § 20; G.L. 1909, ch. 357, § 22; G.L. 1923, ch.

410, § 22; G.L. 1938, ch. 631, § 22; G.L. 1956, §