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The DC Code: § 32-1521 Presumptions.

Index32 Labor. (Refs & Annos)

In any proceeding for the enforcement of a claim for compensation under this chapter it shall be presumed, in the absence of evidence to the contrary:

1
That the claim comes within the provisions of this chapter;
2
That sufficient notice of such claim has been given;
3
That the injury was not occasioned solely by the intoxication of the injured employee; and
4
That the injury was not occasioned by the willful intention of the injured employee to injure or kill himself or another.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 36-321. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-77, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 32-1501. DC CODE § 32-1521 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 1, 1980, D.C. Law 3-77, § 22, 27 DCR 2503.)