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§ 5-404. Enforcement powers relating to roadside trees

West's Annotated Code of MarylandNatural ResourcesEffective: October 1, 2009

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Natural Resources
Title 5. Forests and Parks (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Trees and Forest Nurseries (Refs & Annos)
Part I. Roadside Trees
Effective: October 1, 2009
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 5-404
§ 5-404. Enforcement powers relating to roadside trees
In general
(a) Forest wardens and other persons having police powers in the State, in addition to their regular duties, shall enforce the law for the care and protection of roadside trees. In the enforcement of these laws, they possess the same powers as a peace officer to arrest with a warrant.
Department authorization
(b) The Department may authorize a county or municipality to enforce §§ 5-402 and 5-406 of this subtitle.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 4, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 2009, c. 289, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.
Formerly Art. 66C, § 363.
MD Code, Natural Resources, § 5-404, MD NAT RES § 5-404
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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