C ST § 7-2502.13
Formerly cited as DC ST 1981 § 6-2323
District of Columbia Official Code 2001 Edition Currentness
Division I. Government of District.
Title 7. Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle J. Public Safety.
Chapter 25. Firearms Control.
Unit A. Firearms Control Regulations.
Subchapter II. Firearms and Destructive Devices.
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(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of § 7-2501.01(7)(C), a person 18 years of age or older may possess and use a self-defense Link to previous search termssprayLink to next search terms in the exercise of reasonable force in defense of the person or the person's property only if it is propelled from an aerosol container, labeled with or accompanied by clearly written instructions as to its use, and dated to indicate its anticipated useful life.
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(b) No person shall possess a self-defense Link to previous search termssprayLink to next search terms which is of a type other than that specified in §§ 7-2502.12 to 7-2502.14.
(Sept. 24, 1976, D.C. Law 1-85, title II, § 213, as added Mar. 17, 1993, D.C. Law 9-244, § 2, 40 DCR 647; May 16, 1995, D.C. Law 10-255, § 10(b), 41 DCR 5193.)
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
1981 Ed., § 6-2323.
Legislative History of Laws
For legislative history of D.C. Law 9-244, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-2502.12.
For legislative history of D.C. Law 10-255, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-2502.12.
DC CODE § 7-2502.13