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The DC Code: § 16-4424 Modification or correction of award.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)
a
Upon motion made within 90 days after the movant receives notice of the award pursuant to § 16-4419 or within 90 days after the movant receives notice of a modified or corrected award pursuant to § 16-4420, the court shall modify or correct the award if:
1
There was an evident mathematical miscalculation or an evident mistake in the description of a person, thing, or property referred to in the award;
2
The arbitrator has made an award on a claim not submitted to the arbitrator and the award may be corrected without affecting the merits of the decision upon the claims submitted; or
3
The award is imperfect in a matter of form not affecting the merits of the decision on the claims submitted.
b
If a motion made under subsection (a) of this section is granted, the court shall modify or correct and confirm the award as modified or corrected. Otherwise, unless a motion to vacate is pending, the court shall confirm the award.
c
A motion to modify or correct an award pursuant to this section may be joined with a motion to vacate the award.
d
Irrespective of the time periods established in subsection (a) of this section and § 16-4423(c), a consumer may also seek to modify or vacate an award issued pursuant to a consumer arbitration agreement within 30 days of receiving notice of a motion to confirm the award.

Historical and Statutory

Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-111, see notes following § 16-4401. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 24 of the Uniform Arbitration Act (2000). See Vol. 7, Pt. I, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw. DC CODE § 16-4424 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

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