2020 District of Columbia Code
Title 45 - Compilation and Construction of Code
Chapter 6 - Rules of Construction
§ 45–604. “Person” to include partnerships and corporations

Universal Citation: DC Code § 45–604 (2020)

The word “person” shall be held to apply to partnerships and corporations, unless such construction would be unreasonable, and the reference to any officer shall include any person authorized by law to perform the duties of his office, unless the context shows that such words were intended to be used in a more limited sense.

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1189, ch. 854.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 49-204.

1973 Ed., § 49-204.

Cross References

Acts and resolutions of Council, rules of construction, see § 1-301.45 et seq.

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