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§ 6-111. Charging document

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, § 6-111
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 11
§ 6-111. Charging document
In general
(a) An indictment, information, warrant, or other charging document for a crime under this subtitle is sufficient if it substantially states:
“(name of defendant) on (date) in (county) burned or set fire to (describe property) or (describe other violation) in violation of (section violated) against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”.
Bill of particulars
(b) If the general form of indictment or information described in subsection (a) of this section is used to charge a crime under this subtitle in a case in the circuit court, the defendant, on timely demand, is entitled to a bill of particulars.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 11.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 6-111, MD CRIM LAW § 6-111
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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