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The DC Code: § 42-3210 Action in ejectment--When proper.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

Whenever a lease for any definite term shall expire, or any tenancy shall be terminated by notice as aforesaid, and the tenant shall fail or refuse to surrender possession of the leased premises, the landlord may bring an action of ejectment to recover possession in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-1410. 1973 Ed., § 45-910. DC CODE § 42-3210 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1382, ch. 854, § 1225; Feb. 17, 1909, 35 Stat. 623, ch. 134; June 25, 1936, 49 Stat. 1921, ch. 804; June 25, 1948, 62 Stat. 991, ch. 646, § 32(b); May 24, 1949, 63 Stat. 107, ch. 139, § 127; July 8, 1963, 77 Stat. 77, Pub. L. 88-60, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 570, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, §§ 155(c)(1)(J), 167(2).)