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The DC Code: § 28-4501 Definition and purpose.

Index28 Commercial Instruments and Transactions. (Refs & Annos)
As used in this chapter, the term "person" includes an individual, corporation, business trust, partnership, business association, or any other legal entity.
The purpose of this chapter is to promote the unhampered freedom of commerce and industry throughout the District of Columbia by prohibiting restraints of trade and monopolistic practices.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 28-4501. Legislative History of Laws Law 3-169, the "District of Columbia Antitrust Act of 1980," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 3-107, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 28, 1980 and November 12, 1980, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on November 25, 1980, it was assigned Act No. 3-300 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. DC CODE § 28-4501 Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 5, 1981, D.C. Law 3-169, § 2, 27 DCR 5368.)