Code of the District of Columbia

§ 42–3405.11. Statutory construction.

The purposes of this chapter favor resolution of ambiguity by the hearing officer or a court toward the end of strengthening the legal rights of tenants or tenant organizations to the maximum extent permissible under law. If this chapter conflicts with another provision of law of general applicability, the provisions of this chapter control.


(Sept. 10, 1980, D.C. Law 3-86, § 511, 27 DCR 2975; Aug. 1, 1981, D.C. Law 4-27, § 2(h), 28 DCR 2824.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 45-1661.