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The DC Code: § 16-3548 Recovery of damages from usurper; limitation.

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

At any time within a year from a judgment in a quo warranto proceeding, the relator may bring an action against the party ousted and recover the damages sustained by the relator by reason of the ousted party's usurpation of the office to which the relator was entitled.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3548. 1973 Ed., § 16-3548. DC CODE § 16-3548 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 603, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 564, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(n).)