Whenever any person, firm, association or corporation is charged with a violation of the provisions of this chapter, testimony by a physician, duly authorized pursuant to the provisions of § 5-37-2, that based upon the physician’s examination of the book, magazine, pamphlet, or other publication, or photograph, picture, or film which allegedly depicts any child or children under the age of eighteen (18) years, the physician is of the opinion, based upon a reasonable medical certainty, that any person depicted in it is under the age of eighteen (18) years, then there shall be created a rebuttable presumption of that fact.
(P.L. 1978, ch. 130, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 210, § 2.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 11-9-1.2
- Person: means any individual person, firm, association, or corporation licensed as a retail dealer to sell tobacco products within the state. See Rhode Island General Laws 11-9-13.4.
Any officer, agent or servant of a carrier who, with intent to defraud issues or aids in issuing a bill of lading knowing that all or any part of the goods for which the bill is issued have not been received by the carrier, or by an agent of the carrier or by a connecting carrier, or are not under the carrier’s control at the time of issuing the bill, shall be guilty of a crime, and upon conviction shall be punished for each offense by imprisonment not exceeding five (5) years, or by a fine not exceeding five thousand dollars ($5,000), or both.
(P.L. 1914, ch. 1029, § 44; G.L. 1923, ch. 320, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 473, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 6-24-45.)