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Constables Regulaton — 230-RICR-30-40-1

IMPORTANT EVICTION INFORMATION: District Court Administrative Order 2021-7, please Click Here

The Division of Commercial Licensing and Regulation works with the Certified Constables’ Board to license and regulate constables in the state of Rhode Island.  The Division processes new and renewal applications for constables.  The Division also handles complaints filed against constables.


  • Chapter 9-5 of the Rhode Island General Laws governs Writs, Summons, and Process.  Sections 9-5-10.1 through 9-5-10.6 set forth the licensing and disciplinary provisions.



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