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§ 6-106. Burning with intent to defraud

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 6. Crimes Against Property
Subtitle 1. Arson and Burning
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-106
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 8
§ 6-106. Burning with intent to defraud
(a) A person may not set fire to or burn property of any kind with the intent to defraud another.
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.
Statute of limitations and in banc review
(c) A person who violates this section is subject to § 5-106(b) of the Courts Article.
(d) A sentence imposed under this section may be separate from and consecutive to or concurrent with a sentence for any crime based on the act establishing the violation of this section.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 8.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-106, MD CRIM LAW § 6-106
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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