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§ 9-716. Self-incrimination

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and Employment

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 9. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Claims Procedure, Hearings, and Appeals (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-716
§ 9-716. Self-incrimination
In general
(a) In any investigation or hearing by the Commission, a person may not be excused from testifying or producing a document in accordance with an order of the Commission or its secretary on the ground that the testimony or document may:
(1) tend to incriminate the person; or
(2) subject the person to a forfeiture or penalty.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section, a person may not be prosecuted, punished, or subjected to any forfeiture or penalty because of any act, transaction, matter, or thing about which the person testifies under oath or produces a document, on order of the Commission or an examiner or inspector of the Commission.
(c) A person who commits perjury is subject to prosecution or punishment.


Added by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1991.
Formerly Art. 101, § 8.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 9-716, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 9-716
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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