Code of the District of Columbia

§ 16–5505. Exemptions.

This chapter shall not apply to any claim for relief brought against a person primarily engaged in the business of selling or leasing goods or services, if the statement or conduct from which the claim arises is:

(1) A representation of fact made for the purpose of promoting, securing, or completing sales or leases of, or commercial transactions in, the person’s goods or services; and

(2) The intended audience is an actual or potential buyer or customer.


(Mar. 31, 2011, D.C. Law 18-351, § 6, 58 DCR 741; Sept. 26, 2012, D.C. Law 19-171, § 401, 59 DCR 6190.)

Editor's Notes

Section 401 of D.C. Law 19-171 enacted this chapter into law.