Code of the District of Columbia

§ 16–3548. Recovery of damages from usurper; limitation.

At any time within a year from a judgment in a quo warranto proceeding, the relator may bring an action against the party ousted and recover the damages sustained by the relator by reason of the ousted party’s usurpation of the office to which the relator was entitled.


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 603, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 564, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 145(n).)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 16-3548.

1973 Ed., § 16-3548.