Right to counsel - seizure of vehicles used for explosives transport

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If a "vehicle, vessel, or aircraft" is subject to seizure or forfeiture on the grounds that it is intentionally used by its owner to transport explosives illegally, the court must appoint counsel to represent any owner who is either out of state or unknown. R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-28.28-35(c).

Appointment of Counsel: categorical Qualified: no