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The DC Code: § 16-4409 Initiation of arbitration.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
A person initiates an arbitration proceeding by giving notice in a record to the other parties to the agreement to arbitrate by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested and obtained, or by service as authorized for the commencement of a civil action. The notice shall describe the nature of the controversy and the remedy sought.
b
Unless a person objects for lack or insufficiency of notice under § 16- 4415(c) not later than the beginning of the arbitration hearing, the person, by appearing at the hearing, waives any objection to lack of or insufficiency of notice.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-111, see notes following § 16-4401. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 9 of the Uniform Arbitration Act (2000). See Vol. 7, Pt. I, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4409 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Feb. 27, 2008, D.C. Law 17-111, § 2(b), 55 DCR 1847.)