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The DC Code: § 16-2362 Decrees.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
Every order of the Division terminating the parent and child relationship shall be in writing and shall recite the findings upon which such order is based, including findings pertaining to the court's jurisdiction.
b
Notwithstanding the provisions of § 16-2330, all orders terminating the parent and child relationship entered pursuant to this subchapter shall not be final and effective until the time for noting an appeal has expired and, if a notice of appeal has been entered, the order shall not become effective until the date of the final disposition of the appeal.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-2362. 1973 Ed., § 16-2362. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-22, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-2301. For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-81, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 16-2301. DC CODE § 16-2362 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 23, 1977, D.C. Law 2-22, title IV, § 410, 24 DCR 3341; Mar. 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-81, § 10(kk), 45 DCR 745.)