• Current through October 23, 2012

If the respondent is not the prevailing party, the court may assess against the respondent all direct expenses and costs incurred by the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia and Metropolitan Police Department or other law enforcement officers under section 16-4603.15 or section 16- 4603.16.

(Apr. 27, 2001, D.C. Law 13-293, § 2(d), 48 DCR 2214; Mar. 31, 2009, D.C. Law 17-378, § 2(b)(3), 56 DCR 1572.)


Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 17-378 substituted "Attorney General for the District of Columbia" for "Corporation Counsel".

Legislative History of Laws

For D.C. Law 13-293, see notes following § 16-4601.01.

For Law 17-378, see notes following § 16-4603.15.

Uniform Law

This section is based upon § 317 of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (1997 Act). See 9, Part IA, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw.