• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A person may assert a claim in a specified foreign money. If a foreign-money claim is not asserted, the claimant makes the claim in United States dollars.

(b) An opposing party may allege and prove that a claim, in whole or in part, is in a different money than that asserted by the claimant.

(c) A person may assert a defense, set-off, recoupment, or counterclaim in any money without regard to the money of other claims.

(d) The determination of the proper money of the claim is a question of law.

(Feb. 10, 1996, D.C. Law 11-85, § 2, 42 DCR 6791.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 15-905.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-85, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 15-901.

Uniform Law

This section is based upon § 6 of the Uniform Foreign-Money Claims Act. See 13 Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on WESTLAW.