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§ 5-524. Government motor vehicles

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 5. Limitations, Prohibited Actions, and Immunities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Immunities and Prohibited Actions--Governmental (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-524
§ 5-524. Government motor vehicles
An owner or lessee of any motor vehicle registered under Title 13 of the Transportation Article may not raise the defense of sovereign or governmental immunity, to the extent of benefits provided by the security accepted by the Motor Vehicle Administration under § 17-103 of the Transportation Article, in any judicial proceeding in which the plaintiff claims that personal injury, property damage, or death was caused by the negligent use of the motor vehicle while in government service or performing a task of benefit to the government.

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Added as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 5-399.4 by Acts 1990, c. 546, § 3. Renumbered as Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 5-524 by Acts 1997, c. 14, § 9, eff. April 8, 1997.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-524, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 5-524
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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