• Current through October 23, 2012

This chapter shall constitute a statement of the public policy of the District of Columbia. The provisions of this chapter shall be liberally construed in order to effectively carry out the purposes of this chapter in the interests of the public health, safety, and welfare.

(Apr. 19, 1977, D.C. Law 1-123, § 6-401, 24 DCR 2371.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 10-241.

1973 Ed., § 10-241.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 1-123, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 36-301.01.