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§ 9-110. Rights of accused person and application for writ of habeas corpus

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal ProcedureEffective: December 14, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Extradition (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 14, 2022
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 9-110
§ 9-110. Rights of accused person and application for writ of habeas corpus
Appearance before judge in State
(a)(1) A person arrested upon a warrant issued under § 9-107 of this title may not be delivered over to the agent whom the executive authority demanding the person has appointed to receive the person unless the person is first taken forthwith before a judge of a court of record in this State, who shall inform the person:
(i) of the demand made for surrender;
(ii) of the crime charged; and
(iii) of the right to demand and procure legal counsel.
(2) If the person arrested or the person's counsel shall state a desire to test the legality of the arrest, the judge shall fix a reasonable time within which the person can apply for a writ of habeas corpus.
Notice of writ of habeas corpus
(b) When the writ is applied for, notice thereof and of the time and place of hearing thereon shall be given to the prosecuting officer of the county in which the arrest is made and in which the accused is in custody, and to the agent of the demanding state.
Appeal of denial of writ
(c) If the application for a writ of habeas corpus after an extradition hearing only is denied by the trial court, the denial may be appealed to the Appellate Court of Maryland.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 10, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2023, c. 49, § 6.
Formerly Art. 41, § 2-210.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 9-110, MD CRIM PROC § 9-110
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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