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§ 10-202. Uniform Proof of Statutes Act

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 10. Evidence (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 2. Public Statutes, Office Copies, and Official Certificate (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-202
§ 10-202. Uniform Proof of Statutes Act
Printed books or pamphlets
(a) Printed books or pamphlets purporting on their face to be the session or other statutes of the United States, any of the United States or its territories, or of a foreign jurisdiction, and to have been printed and published by the authority of a state, territory, or foreign jurisdiction or proved to be commonly recognized in its courts, shall be received in the courts of the State as prima facie evidence of the statutes.
Construction and application
(b) This section shall be so interpreted and construed to effectuate its general purposes to make uniform the law of those states which enact it.
Citation of section
(c) This section may be cited as the Maryland Uniform Proof of Statutes Act.


Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974. Amended by Acts 1974, c. 691, § 8; Acts 1990, c. 6, § 2.
Formerly Art. 35, §§ 63 to 65.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-202, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 10-202
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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