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The DC Code: § 16-3503 Refusal of Attorney General or United States attorney to act; procedure.

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

If the Attorney General or United States attorney refuses to institute a quo warranto proceeding on the request of a person interested, the interested person may apply to the court by certified petition for leave to have the writ issued. When, in the opinion of the court, the reasons set forth in the petition are sufficient in law, the writ shall be allowed to be issued by any attorney, in the name of the United States, on the relation of the interested person on his compliance with the condition prescribed by section 16-3502 as to security for costs.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3503. 1973 Ed., § 16-3503. DC CODE § 16-3503 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).)