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The DC Code: § 16-3501 Persons against whom issued; civil action.

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

A quo warranto may be issued from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia in the name of the United States against a person who within the District of Columbia usurps, intrudes into, or unlawfully holds or exercises, a franchise conferred by the United States or a public office of the United States, civil or military. The proceedings shall be deemed a civil action.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3501. 1973 Ed., § 16-3501. DC CODE § 16-3501 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 602, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 562, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(n).)