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§ 10-210. Signatures by officers and employees of the United States

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, § 10-210
§ 10-210. Signatures by officers and employees of the United States
Presumption of authority to sign, issue, or certify finding, report, or record
(a) For the purpose of §§ 10-208 and 10-209 of this subtitle, any finding, report, or record, or duly certified copy of a finding, report, or record, purporting to have been signed by an officer or employee of the United States described in §§ 10-208 and 10-209 of this subtitle, shall be presumed to have been signed and issued by the officer or employee in accordance with law, and the person signing same shall be presumed to have acted within the scope of the person's authority.
Certified copy evidence of person’s authority to certify
(b) If a copy purports to have been certified by a person authorized by law to certify the copy, the certified copy shall be evidence of the person's authority so to certify.

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Added by Acts 1997, c. 31, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 96 ½, § 45.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 10-210, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 10-210
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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