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The DC Code: § 16-3521 Persons against whom issued; civil action.

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

A quo warranto may be issued from the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in the name of the District of Columbia against --

The proceedings shall be deemed a civil action.

a person who within the District of Columbia usurps, intrudes into, or unlawfully holds or exercises, a franchise conferred by the District of Columbia, a public office of the District of Columbia, civil or military, or an office in a domestic corporation; or
one or more persons who act as a corporation within the District of Columbia without being duly authorized, or exercise within the District of Columbia corporate rights, privileges, or franchises not granted them by law in force in the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3521. 1973 Ed., § 16-3521. DC CODE § 16-3521 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 562, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(n).)