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The DC Code: § 5-117.03 Examination of property pledged to pawnbroker.

Index5 Police, Firefighters, Medical Examiner, and Forensic Sciences. (Refs & Annos)

Any member of the police force, when thereto authorized in writing by the Chief of Police, and having in his possession a pawnbroker's receipt or ticket, shall be allowed to examine the property purporting to be pawned or pledged, or deposited upon said receipt or ticket, in whosesoever possession said property may be; but no such property shall be taken from the possessor thereof without due process or authority of law.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-149. 1973 Ed., § 4-149. Miscellaneous Notes Office of Major and Superintendent of Metropolitan Police abolished: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 5-105.01. DC CODE § 5-117.03 Current through December 11, 2012


(R.S., D.C., § 406.)