Code of the District of Columbia

§ 47–2605. Prosecutions.

All prosecutions for violations of this chapter shall be in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia by the Attorney General for the District of Columbia or any of his assistants.


(Aug. 17, 1937, 50 Stat. 675, ch. 690, title II, § 3; Apr. 1, 1942, 56 Stat. 190, ch. 207, § 1; July 8, 1963, 77 Stat. 77, Pub. L. 88-60, § 1; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 570, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 155(a); renumbered as § 5, Sept. 26, 1984, D.C. Law 5-113, § 401, 31 DCR 3974; enacted, Apr. 9, 1997, D.C. Law 11-254, § 2, 44 DCR 1575; Apr. 13, 2005, D.C. Law 15-354, § 73(j), 52 DCR 2638.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 47-2605.

1973 Ed., § 47-1803.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 15-354 substituted “Attorney General for the District of Columbia” for “Corporation Counsel”.

Cross References

Criminal procedure, conduct of prosecutions, see § 23-101.

Editor's Notes

Mayor authorized to issue rules: See notes to § 47-2601.