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§ 5-523. Seizure of contraband property or conveyances

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: July 1, 2023

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 5. Limitations, Prohibited Actions, and Immunities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Immunities and Prohibited Actions--Governmental (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2023
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-523
§ 5-523. Seizure of contraband property or conveyances
Definitions
(a)(1) In this section the following words have the meanings indicated.
(2) “Comptroller” means the Comptroller of the State.
(3) “Executive Director” means the Executive Director of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission.
In general
(b) If, in good faith and with reasonable grounds, the Comptroller, the Executive Director, or a peace officer of the State seizes contraband property or a conveyance used to transport contraband property under § 13-835 of the Tax--General Article, the Comptroller, Executive Director, or peace officer is not civilly or criminally liable for the seizure.

Credits

Added as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 5-399.3 by Acts 1990, c. 546, § 3. Renumbered as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 5-523 by Acts 1997, c. 14, § 9, eff. April 8, 1997. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 450, § 1, eff. July 1, 2023.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-523, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 5-523
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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