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The DC Code: § 47-2807 Construction and definition of terms.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this chapter, the term "person" shall signify and include firms, corporations, companies, associations, executives, administrators, guardians, or trustees; the term "agent" shall signify and include every person acting for another; the term "merchandise" shall signify and include every article of commerce whether sold in bulk or otherwise; the term "dealers" shall signify and include every person engaged in selling or offering for sale any description of merchandise or property. Words of 1 number shall signify and include words of both numbers, respectively, and words of 1 gender shall signify and include words of every gender, respectively; provided, that nothing in this chapter shall be interpreted as repealing any specific act of Congress or any of the police or building regulations of the District of Columbia regarding the establishment or conduct of the businesses, trades, professions, or callings named in this chapter and not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 47-2807. 1973 Ed., § 47-2307. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-104, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2801. DC CODE § 47-2807 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 1, 1902, 32 Stat. 623, ch. 1352, § 7, par. 7; July 1, 1932, 47 Stat. 551, ch. 366; Apr. 30, 1988, D.C. Law 7-104, § 43(d), 35 DCR 147; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575.)