Code of the District of Columbia

§ 22–1801. “Writing” and “paper” defined.

Except where otherwise provided for where such a construction would be unreasonable, the words “writing” and “paper,” wherever mentioned in this title, are to be taken to include instruments wholly in writing or wholly printed, or partly printed and partly in writing.


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1336, ch. 854, § 904; Dec. 1, 1982, D.C. Law 4-164,§ 601(b), 29 DCR 3976.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 22-101.

1973 Ed., § 22-101.