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§ 3-2102. Nature of offshore drilling; strict liability for spill

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial ProceedingsEffective: October 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 21. Offshore Drilling Liability Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2018
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-2102
§ 3-2102. Nature of offshore drilling; strict liability for spill
Ultrahazardous and abnormally dangerous activity
(a) An offshore drilling activity is an ultrahazardous and abnormally dangerous activity.
Strict liability for spill
(b) A person that causes a spill of oil or gas while engaged in an offshore drilling activity is strictly liable for damages for any injury, death, or loss to person or property that is caused by the spill.

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Added by Acts 2018, c. 626, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2018.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-2102, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-2102
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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