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The DC Code: § 16-1112 Expiration of title pending suit; damages.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

If the title of the plaintiff in ejectment expires after the commencement of his action but before the trial, and but for the expiration he would have been entitled to recover, the verdict shall find the facts, and the plaintiff may recover his damages sustained by the wrongful withholding of the possession.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-1112. 1973 Ed., § 16-1112. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-81, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-1109. DC CODE § 16-1112 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 566, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; Mar. 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-81, § 10(n), 45 DCR 745.)