Code of the District of Columbia

§ 3–1210.10. Injunctions.

(a) The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia may bring an action in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in the name of the District of Columbia to enjoin the unlawful practice of any health occupation or any other action which is grounds for the imposition of a criminal penalty or disciplinary action under this chapter.

(b) The Attorney General may bring an action in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in the name of the District of Columbia to enjoin the unlawful sale of drugs or the unlawful trade practice or unlawful operation of a pharmacy, nursing home, community residential facility, or any other establishment purporting to provide health services.

(c) Remedies under this section are in addition to criminal prosecution or any disciplinary action by a board.

(d) In any proceeding under this section, it shall not be necessary to prove that any person is individually injured by the action or actions alleged.


(Mar. 25, 1986, D.C. Law 6-99, § 1010, 33 DCR 729; July 18, 2009, D.C. Law 18-26, § 2(j), 56 DCR 4043; Mar. 16, 2021, D.C. Law 23-205, § 3(l), 68 DCR 000769.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 2-3310.10.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 18-26, in subsec. (a), substituted “The Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia may bring an action” for “The Corporation Counsel may bring an action”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(j) of Health Occupations Revision General Amendment Emergency Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-146, July 28, 2009, 56 DCR 6308).