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RULE 2-304. PLEADING CERTAIN MATTERS

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 2. Civil Procedure--Circuit Court
Chapter 300. Pleadings and Motions
MD Rules, Rule 2-304
RULE 2-304. PLEADING CERTAIN MATTERS
(a) Capacity. It is not necessary to aver the capacity of a party to sue or be sued or the authority of a party to sue or be sued in a representative capacity or the legal existence of an organized association of persons that is made a party.
(b) Conditions Precedent. In pleading the performance or occurrence of conditions precedent, it is sufficient to aver generally that all conditions precedent have been performed or have occurred.
(c) Time and Place. Time and place shall be averred in a pleading when material to the cause of action or ground of defense.
Source: This Rule is derived as follows:
Section (a) is new and is derived from the 1970 version of Fed. R. Civ. P. 9 (a).
Section (b) is new and is derived from the 1970 version of Fed. R. Civ. P. 9 (c).
Section (c) is derived from the exception in former Rule 301 c.

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[Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984. Amended Nov. 12, 2003, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.]
MD Rules, Rule 2-304, MD R RCP CIR CT Rule 2-304
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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