If it be alleged and established in an action brought in any court for the collection of any charge for gas or electricity that a price has been demanded in excess of that fixed by the Commission or by statute no recovery shall be had therein, but the fact that such excessive charges have been made shall be a complete defense to such action.
Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 43-1004. 1973 Ed., § 43-604. DC CODE § 34-304 Current through December 11, 2012
(Mar. 4, 1913, 37 Stat. 987, ch. 150, § 8, par. 58.)