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[84 STAT. 481]
[84 STAT. 481]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1970

84 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 91-358-JULY 29, 1970

481

" (d) When a judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in making in a civil case (other than a case in which a child, as defined in section 16-2301, is alleged to be delinquent, neglected, or ^°« P- ^^a. in need of supervision) a ruling or order not otherwise appealable under this section, shall be of the opinion that the ruling or order involves a controlling question of law as to which there is substantial ground for a difference of opinion and that an immediate appeal from the ruling or order may materially advance the ultimate termination of the litigation or case, he shall so state in writing in the ruling or order. The District of Columbia Court of Appeals may thereupon, in its discretion, permit an appeal to be taken from that ruling or order, if application is made to it within ten days after the issuance or entry of the ruling or order. An application for an appeal under this subsection shall not stay proceedings in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia unless the judge of that court who made such ruling or order or the District of Columbia Court of Appeals or a judge thereof shall so order. "(e) On the hearing of any appeal in any case, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals shall give judgment after an examination of the record without regard to errors or defects which do not affect the substantial rights of the parties. "§ 11-722. Administrative orders and decisions "The District of Columbia Court of Appeals has jurisdiction (1) except as provided in clause (2), to review orders and decisions of the Commissioner of the District of Columbia, the District of Columbia Council, any agency of the District of Columbia (including the Board of Zoning Adjustment of the District of Columbia and the Zoning Commission of the District of Columbia), and the District of Columbia Redevelopment Land Agency, in accordance with the District of Columbia Administrative Procedure Act (D.C. Code, secs. 1-1501— 1-1510); and (2) to review orders and decisions of the Public Service 82 Stat. 1203; Commission of the District of Columbia in accord^.nce with section g °^ ' ^" of the Act of March 4, 1913 (D.C. Code, chapters 1 through 10, title 43).

37 Stat. 974.

"SUBCHAPTER III.—MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS "§ 11-741. Contempt powers "In addition to the powers conferred by section 402 of title 18, United States Code, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, or a ^2 Stat. 701, judge thereof, may punish for disobedience of an order or for contempt committed in the presence of the court. "§11-742. Oaths, affirmations, and acknowledgments "Each judge of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and each employee of the court authorized by the chief judge may administer oaths and affirmations and take acknowledgments. "§11-743. Rules of court "The District of Columbia Court of Appeals shall conduct its business according to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure unless the 28 USC app. court prescribes or adoj^ts modifications of those Rules.