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The DC Code: § 16-1905 Right to copy of commitment; forfeiture.

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

A person committed or detained, or a person in his behalf, may demand a true copy of the warrant of commitment or detainer. An officer or other person detaining a person, who refuses or neglects to deliver to him or to a person in his behalf a true copy of the warrant of commitment or detainer, if one exists, within six hours after the demand, shall forfeit to the party so detained the sum of $500.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-1905. 1973 Ed., § 16-1905. DC CODE § 16-1905 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 584, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)