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§ 11-501. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Procedure

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Victims and Witnesses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Postsentencing Procedures (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 11-501
§ 11-501. Definitions
In general
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Victim” means a person who suffers direct or threatened physical, emotional, or financial harm as a direct result of a crime or delinquent act.
Victim’s representative
(c) “Victim's representative” includes:
(1) a family member of a victim who is a minor, an incompetent, or a victim of homicide; or
(2) a guardian of a minor or an incompetent.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 10, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
Formerly Art. 27, § 783A.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 11-501, MD CRIM PROC § 11-501
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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