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§ 5-605. Keeping common nuisance

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Controlled Dangerous Substances, Prescriptions, and Other Substances (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Crimes Involving Controlled Dangerous Substances and Paraphernalia (Refs & Annos)
Part I. Primary Crimes
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 5-605
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 286
§ 5-605. Keeping common nuisance
“Common nuisance” defined
(a) “Common nuisance” means a dwelling, building, vehicle, vessel, aircraft, or other place:
(1) resorted to by individuals for the purpose of administering illegally controlled dangerous substances; or
(2) where controlled dangerous substances or controlled paraphernalia are manufactured, distributed, dispensed, stored, or concealed illegally.
In general
(b) A person may not keep a common nuisance.

Credits

Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2006, c. 327, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2006; Acts 2015, c. 490, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015; Acts 2016, c. 515, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
Formerly Art. 27, § 286.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 5-605, MD CRIM LAW § 5-605
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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