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The DC Code: § 5-713 Involuntary separation from service.

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

If any member is injured or contracts a disease during his first 5 years of service in his department which, in the judgment of the Board of Police and Fire Surgeons, disables him from performing further duty in his department, and if the Police and Firemen's Retirement and Relief Board finds that such injury or disease was not incurred in the performance of duty in his department, such member shall, upon the approval of such finding by the head of his department, and without regard for the provisions of any other law or regulation, be separated from the service.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-619. 1973 Ed., § 4-529. Miscellaneous Notes Policemen and Firemen's Retirement and Disability Act: Section 3(r) of Pub. L. 85-157 provides that this section may be cited as part of the Policemen and Firemen's Retirement and Disability Act. DC CODE § 5-713 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 1, 1916, ch. 433, § 12(i); Aug. 21, 1957, 71 Stat. 395, Pub. L. 85- 157, § 3.)