Code of the District of Columbia

§ 16–315. Prior proceedings.

The provisions of this chapter have no effect prior to June 8, 1954, except to the extent that they specifically so provide. They do not affect in any way the rights and relations obtained by any decree of adoption entered prior to June 8, 1954.


(Dec. 23, 1963, 77 Stat. 542, Pub. L. 88-241, § 1.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 16-315.

1973 Ed., § 16-315.