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The DC Code: § 16-3709 Notice to officer of intention to move for return; duty of officer; time of motion.

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

If the defendant in an action of replevin notifies the officer taking possession of the property, in writing, of his intention to make either of the motions specified by section 16-3708, the officer shall retain possession of the property until the motion is disposed of, if the motion is filed and notice given, as provided by section 16-3708, to the plaintiff or his attorney, within two days thereafter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 16-3709. 1973 Ed., § 16-3709. DC CODE § 16-3709 Current through December 11, 2012


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 605, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)