If any of the provisions of this chapter or the applicability thereof is held invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of these provisions of this chapter shall not be affected hereby.
(P.L. 1994, ch. 144, § 1.)
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 46-12.9-12
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.