§23-9-24  Waters under concurrent jurisdiction of Newport. –

Published: 2015

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Quarantine of Vessels

SECTION 23-9-24

   § 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, §