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The DC Code: § 16-3544 Pleading; jury trial.

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

In a quo warranto proceeding, the defendant may demur, plead specially, or plead "not guilty" as the general issue, and the United States or the District of Columbia, as the case may be, may reply as in other actions of a civil character. Issues of fact shall be tried by a jury if either party requests it. Otherwise they shall be determined by the court.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3544. 1973 Ed., § 16-3544. DC CODE § 16-3544 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 603, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 563, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(n).)