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The DC Code: § 42-3226 Lease held by an infant or person with a mental disability--Costs of renewal chargeable to estate of infant or person with a disability or deemed charge upon leasehold.

Index42 Real Property. (Refs & Annos)

All and every sum and sums of money and other consideration, paid or advanced by any such guardian, trustee, committee or other person, for or on account of the renewal of any such lease or leases, and all reasonable charges incident thereto, shall be paid out of the estate or effects of the infant or person with a mental illness for whose benefit the said lease or leases shall be renewed, or shall be a charge and incumbrance upon the leasehold premises, together with interest for the same, as the said court shall direct and determine.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 45-1426. 1973 Ed., § 45-928. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 16-305 rewrote the section heading, which formerly read: "Lease held by infant or mentally handicapped--Costs of renewal chargeable to estate of infant or handicapped or deemed charge upon leasehold." D.C. Law 19-169 substituted "person with a mental illness" for "lunatic". Legislative History of Laws For Law 16-305, see notes following § 42-820. For history of Law 19-169, see notes under § 42-820. DC CODE § 42-3226 Current through December 11, 2012


(29 Geo. 2, ch. 31, § 2, 1756; Kilty's Rep. 253; Alex. Br. Stat. 789; Comp. Stat. D.C., 335, § 71; Apr. 24, 2007, D.C. Law 16-305, § 64(e), 53 DCR 6198; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-169, § 26(b), 59 DCR 5567.)