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The DC Code: § 8-1812 Civil liability.

Index8 Environmental and Animal Control and Protection (Refs & Annos)

If a dog injures a person while at large, lack of knowledge of the dog's vicious propensity standing alone shall not absolve the owner from a finding of negligence.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-1012. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 3-97, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 8-1802. DC CODE § 8-1812 Current through December 11, 2012


(Sept. 16, 1980, D.C. Law 3-97, § 2(f), 27 DCR 3523.)