Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–1001. “Power” defined.

A power is an authority to do some act in relation to lands or the creation of estates therein or of charges thereon which the owner granting or reserving such power might himself lawfully perform.


(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1353, ch. 854, § 1037.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 45-101.

1973 Ed., § 45-1001.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act: See § 19-1501 et seq.