2022 District of Columbia Code
Title 45 - Compilation and Construction of Code
Chapter 6 - Rules of Construction
§ 45–603. Gender rule of construction

Universal Citation: DC Code § 45–603 (2022)
§ 45–603. Gender rule of construction.

Unless the Council of the District of Columbia specifically provides that this section shall be inapplicable to a particular act or section, all the words thereof importing 1 gender include and apply to the other gender as well.

(Mar. 3, 1901, 31 Stat. 1189, ch. 854; June 4, 1982, D.C. Law 4-111, § 2(a), 29 DCR 1684.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 49-203.

1973 Ed., § 49-203.

Cross References

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

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