Code of the District of Columbia

§ 31–5031.24. Applicability; construction.

(a) This chapter shall:

(1) Apply to all persons engaged in the business of title insurance in the District; and

(2) Supplement the provisions of Chapter 25 of this title [§ 31-2501.01 et seq.].

(b) This chapter shall not:

(1) Except as otherwise provided, limit the application of any acts relating to insurance which are codified in this title; or

(2) Limit or restrict the rights of policyholders, claimants, and creditors.

(c) If there is a conflict between a provision of this chapter and any provision in an act relating to insurance which is codified in this title, Chapter 25 of this title [§ 31-2501.01 et seq.], this chapter shall apply.

(d) This chapter shall apply as of January 1, 2011 and to all transactions entered into after January 1, 2011.


(Sept. 24, 2010, D.C. Law 18-223, § 2165, 57 DCR 6242.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2165 of Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-463, July 2, 2010, 57 DCR 6542).