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§ 11-130. Consumer protection standards and enforcement

West's Annotated Code of MarylandReal Property

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Real Property (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Maryland Condominium Act (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Real Property, § 11-130
§ 11-130. Consumer protection standards and enforcement
Purpose of section
(a) This section is intended to provide minimum standards for the protection of consumers in the State.
Consumer defined
(b)(1) For purposes of this section, “consumer” means an actual or prospective purchaser, lessee, assignee or recipient of a condominium unit.
(2) “Consumer” includes a co-obligor or surety for a consumer.
Enforcement duties and powers of Division of Consumer Protection
(c)(1) To the extent that a violation of any provision of this title affects a consumer, that violation shall be within the scope of the enforcement duties and powers of the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General, as described in Title 13 of the Commercial Law Article.
(2) The provisions of this title shall otherwise be enforced by each agency of the State within the scope of its authority.
Laws or ordinances adopted by counties or municipalities
(d) A county or incorporated municipality, or an agency of any of those jurisdictions, may adopt laws or ordinances for the protection of a consumer to the extent and in the manner provided for under § 13-103 of the Commercial Law Article.
Local laws, ordinances, or regulations forwarded to Secretary of State
(e) Within 30 days of the effective date of a law, ordinance, or regulation enacted under this section which is expressly applicable to condominiums, the local jurisdiction shall forward a copy of the law, ordinance or regulation to the Secretary of State.


Added by Acts 1981, c. 246, § 1, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1982, c. 836, § 3; Acts 1997, c. 14, § 1, eff. April 8, 1997.
MD Code, Real Property, § 11-130, MD REAL PROP § 11-130
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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