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The DC Code: § 42-3105 Protection of witnesses.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

If proof of the existence of the drug-, firearm-, or prostitution-related nuisance depends, in whole or in part, upon affidavits of witnesses who are not law enforcement officers, the court in its discretion may issue orders to protect those witnesses, including, but not limited to, placing the complaint and supporting affidavits under seal.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-3305. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-81 substituted "drug or prostitution-related" for "drug-related". D.C. Law 18-259 substituted "drug-, firearm-, or prostitution-related" for "drug or prostitution-related". Temporary Addition of Section See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 42-3101. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary addition of chapter, see notes to § 42-3101. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-194, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 42-3101. For Law 16-81, see notes following § 42-3101. For history of Law 18-259, see notes under § 42-3101. DC CODE § 42-3105 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 26, 1999, D.C. Law 12-194, § 6, 45 DCR 7982; Apr. 4, 2006, D.C. Law 16-81, § 3(b), 53 DCR 1050; Nov. 6, 2010, D.C. Law 18-259, § 7(b), 57 DCR 5591.)