(a) An order of approval of the interception of any wire, electronic, or oral communication relating to an offense other than that specified in the order of authorization may be issued where the court finds on an application for an order of approval submitted in the same manner as an application for authorization as provided in § 12-5.1-2 that the interception was otherwise made in accordance with this chapter. This application shall be made as soon as practicable.

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 12-5.1-6

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.

(b) In addition to any other right to appeal, the state, by the attorney general, shall have the right to appeal from a denial of an order of approval made under this section. The appeal shall be claimed and taken in the manner provided by law and rule of court for prosecuting appeals in civil actions.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1969, ch. 55, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 167, § 2.)