- All fines payable and paid under judgment of the criminal division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia shall, upon their payment, immediately become, in contemplation of law, the property of the United States or the District of Columbia, according to the charge upon which the fine may be adjudged. Every person receiving such a fine shall be deemed in law an agent of the United States or the District, as the case may be.
- This section does not affect the ultimate rights under existing law of the Washington Humane Society of the District of Columbia, in or to any fines paid in the criminal division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
Historical and Statutory
1981 Ed., § 16-707.
1973 Ed., § 16-707.
DC CODE § 16-707
Current through December 11, 2012
(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 559, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 557, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(d)(6).)