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The DC Code: § 11-1322 Arbitration and conciliation.

Index11 Organization and Jurisdiction of the Courts. (Refs & Annos)

In order to effect the speedy settlement of controversies, and with the consent of the parties thereto, the Small Claims and Conciliation Branch may settle cases, irrespective of the amount involved, by the methods of arbitration and conciliation. A judge sitting in the Branch may act as a referee or arbitrator, either alone or in conjunction with other persons, as provided by rule of the court. A judge, officer, or employee of the Superior Court may not accept any fee or compensation in addition to that person's salary for services performed pursuant to this section.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 11-1322. 1973 Ed., § 11-1322. DC CODE § 11-1322 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 490, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 111; June 13, 1994, Pub. L. 103-266, § 1(b)(17), 108 Stat. 713.)