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§ 14-218. Prohibited acts; penalty

West's Annotated Code of MarylandPublic Safety

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Public Safety (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Emergency Management (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Civil Relief During Emergency Periods (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-218
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 16A, § 17;  MD CODE Art. 16A, § 22;  MD CODE Art. 16A, § 23
§ 14-218. Prohibited acts; penalty
False affidavits prohibited
(a) A person may not make or use an affidavit required under § 14-208 of this subtitle if the person knows the affidavit is false.
Illegal eviction or distraint of property prohibited
(b) A person may not knowingly participate in an eviction or distress in a manner other than in accordance with § 14-212 of this subtitle.
Illegal repossession of property prohibited
(c) A person may not knowingly resume possession of property subject to § 14-213 of this subtitle in a manner other than in accordance with § 14-213(a) of this subtitle.
Penalty
(d) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both.

Credits

Added by Acts 2003, c. 5, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2003.
MD Code, Public Safety, § 14-218, MD PUBLIC SAFETY § 14-218
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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