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The DC Code: § 42-1602 Waste prohibited without written license; damages; amercement.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

Fermors, during their terms, shall not make waste, sale or exile of house or woods, nor of anything belonging to the tenements, that they have to ferm, without special license had by writing of covenant, making mention that they may do it; which thing if they do, and thereof be convict, they shall yield full damage and shall be punished by amercement grievously.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-1202. 1973 Ed., § 45-1302. DC CODE § 42-1602 Current through December 11, 2012


(52 Hen. 3, ch. 23, § 2, 1267; Kilty's Rep. 209; Alex. Br. Stat. 46, 47; Comp. Stat. D.C., 318, § 19.)