Code of the District of Columbia

§ 16–1351. Definition.

As used in this subchapter, “acquiring authority” means the head of an executive department or agency of the United States, or other officer of the United States, or board or commission of the United States, authorized by law to acquire real property in the District of Columbia for the construction of public buildings or works, or for parks, parkways, public playgrounds, or other public purpose.


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 577, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1; Apr. 30, 1988, D.C. Law 7-104, § 4(m), 35 DCR 147.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 16-1351.

1973 Ed., § 16-1351.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 9-1107.01 and § 16-1352.

Cross References

Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, eminent domain powers, see § 9-1107.01.