Health and Safety
Quarantine of Vessels
§ 23-9-24 Waters under concurrent
jurisdiction of Newport.
The health officer of the city of Newport shall, under the direction of the
council of that city, have authority concurrent with the city or town councils
of the several cities or towns in the county of Newport bordering on the public
waters of the state in all matters arising under this chapter in relation to
any vessel coming within Dutch Island Harbor or within the waters of the East
River below the bridges between Portsmouth and Tiverton.
History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 94, § 32; G.L. 1909, ch. 110, § 32; G.L. 1923, ch.
154, § 32; G.L. 1938, ch. 256, § 32; G.L. 1956, §