Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 28
Victim’s Rights

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-28-4.2

§ 12-28-4.2. Representative of incapacitated victim.

A member of the immediate family of a victim who is under the age of twelve (12) at the time of sentencing, or who is personally unable to exercise the rights established by this chapter due to physical incapacity resulting from the crime, shall, upon request, be afforded the opportunity to exercise those rights on the victim’s behalf.

History of Section.
P.L. 1985, ch. 387, § 2; P.L. 1998, ch. 312, § 1.