Code of the District of Columbia

§ 19–1303.01. Representation: basic effect.

(a) Notice to a person who may represent and bind another person under this subchapter has the same effect as if notice were given directly to the other person.

(b) The consent of a person who may represent and bind another person under this subchapter is binding on the person represented unless the person represented objects to the representation by notifying the trustee or the representative before the consent would otherwise have become effective.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in sections 19-1304.11 and 19-1306.02, a person who under this subchapter may represent a settlor who lacks capacity may receive notice and give a binding consent on the settlor’s behalf.


(Mar. 10, 2004, D.C. Law 15-104, § 2(b), 51 DCR 208.)

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 301 of the Uniform Trust Code.