R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-46

Current through Public Law 79 of the 2020 Legislative Session
Section 9-1-46 - Affirmative defense of trespasser's intent to commit a crime

The owner or person legally entitled to possession of any land or building shall be entitled to plead as an affirmative defense that the injured person was trespassing with the intent to commit a felony, which upon proof thereof shall prohibit the trespasser from recovering for personal injuries sustained while upon the land or building, unless those injuries were inflicted by unreasonable force by the owner or person legally entitled to possession of the land or building.

R.I. Gen. Laws § 9-1-46

P.L. 1986, ch. 473, § 1.