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The DC Code: § 5-606 Compromise, release or waiver of claim.

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

To the extent prescribed by regulations under § 5-605, the Mayor may:

1
Compromise or settle and execute a release of any claim which the District of Columbia has by virtue of the rights established by § 5-602, § 5-603, or § 5-604; or
2
For the convenience of the District of Columbia, or if the Mayor determines that collection would result in undue hardship upon the policeman or fireman who suffered the injury or disease resulting in care and treatment described in § 5-602, or upon his dependents or survivors, waive any such claim in whole or in part.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-506. 1973 Ed., § 4-1006. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 2-100, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 5-601. DC CODE § 5-606 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 17, 1978, D.C. Law 2-100, § 7, 25 DCR 288.)