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§ 5-901. Contracts and agreements subject to actions

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 9. Statute of Frauds (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-901
§ 5-901. Contracts and agreements subject to actions
Unless a contract or agreement upon which an action is brought, or some memorandum or note of it, is in writing and signed by the party to be charged or another person lawfully authorized by that party, an action may not be brought:
(1) To charge a defendant on any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person;
(2) To charge any person on any agreement made on consideration of marriage; or
(3) On any agreement that is not to be performed within 1 year from the making of the agreement.

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Added by Acts 1997, c. 31, § 7, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.
Formerly Art. 39C, § 1.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 5-901, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 5-901
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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