The charter for the District of Columbia set forth in subchapter IV of this chapter shall establish the means of governance of the District following its acceptance by a majority of the registered qualified electors of the District voting thereon in the charter referendum held with respect thereto.
(Dec. 24, 1973, 87 Stat. 784, Pub. L. 93-198, title III, § 301.)
1981 Ed., § 1-203.
1973 Ed., § 1-123.