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The DC Code: § 7-144 Construction.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

Each and every provision of this subchapter shall be constructed liberally in aid of the powers vested in the public authorities looking to the protection of the public health, comfort, and welfare and not by way of limitation.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-130. 1973 Ed., § 6-119k. DC CODE § 7-144 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Aug. 11, 1939, ch. 601, § 14; Aug. 8, 1946, 60 Stat. 922, ch. 871, § 2; Oct. 11, 1963, 77 Stat. 246, Pub. L. 88-137, § 1.)