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[84 STAT. 484]
[84 STAT. 484]
PUBLIC LAW 91-000—MMMM. DD, 1970

484

PUBLIC LAW 91-358-JULY 29, 1970

[84 STAT.

"§ 11-910. Clerks and secretaries for j u ^ e s "Each judge of the Superior Court may appoint and remove a personal law clerk and a personal secretary. "SUBCHAPTER II.—JURISDICTION

D!c.'c;de^i61101. Dx!'co/e^?61311, 16-1331." D°c!'codt^i6. 1901." D.c. Code 16"D!C. Code 163301. Post, p. 562. D°ccodl^i63701.' 70 Stat. 609. 82 Stat. 628.

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p. 522.

79 Stat. 744. D.C. Code 21-

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701 D.C. Code 21 1101.

"§ 11-921. Civil jurisdiction " (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), the Superior Court has jurisdiction of any civil action or other matter (at law or in equity) brought in the District of Columbia. Such jurisdiction shall vest in the court as follows: "(1) Beginning on the effective date of the District of Columbia Court Reorganization Act of 1970, the court has jurisdiction of any civil action or other matter begun before such effective date in the District of Columbia Court of General Sessions, the Juvenile Court of the District of Columbia, or the District of Columbia Tax Court. "(2) Beginning on such effective date, the court has jurisdiction of any civil action or other matter, at law or in equity, which is begun in the Superior Court on or after such effective date and in which the amount in controversy does not exceed $50,000. "(3) Beginning on such effective date, the court has jurisdiction (regardless of the amount in controversy) of any civil action or other matter, at law or in equity, which— " (A) is brought under— " (i) subchapter I of chapter 11 of title 16 (relating to ejectment); "(^^) subchapter II or III of chapter 13 of title 16 (relating to the condemnation of land on behalf of the District of Columbia); "(iii) chapter 19 of title 16 (relating to writs of habeas corpus directed to persons other than Federal officers and employees); "(iv) chapter 25 of title 16 (relating to change of n a m e); "(v) chapter 33 of title 16 (relating to quieting title to real property); u^^j^ subchapter II of chapter 35 of title 16 (relating to writ of quo warranto); "(vii) chapter 37 of title 16 (relating to replevin of personal property); "(viii) the Hospital Treatment for Drug Addicts Act for the District of Columbia (D.C. Code, secs. 24-601 through 24-611) (relating to commitment of narcotics users); or "(ix) section 2 of the Act of August 3, 1968 (D.C. Code, sec. 1-804(b)) (relating to contractors bonds). " (B) involves an appeal from or petition for review of any assessment of tax (or civil penalty thereon) made by the District of Columbia; or " (C) is brought under chapter 23 of title 16. "(4) Immediately following the expiration of the eighteen-month period beginning on such effective date, the court has jurisdiction (regardless of the amount in controversy) of any civil action or other matter, at law or in equity, brought under— " (A) chapter 3 of title 21 (relating to gifts to minors); " (B) chapter 5 of title 21 (relating to hospitalization of the mentally i l l); " (C) chapter 7 of title 21 (relating to property of the mentally ill); " (D) chapter 11 of title 21 (relating to commitment and maintenance of substantially retarded persons);