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RULE 2-515. VIEW

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 2. Civil Procedure--Circuit Court
Chapter 500. Trial
MD Rules, Rule 2-515
RULE 2-515. VIEW
(a) When Permitted. The court, on motion of any party or on its own initiative, may order that the trier of fact view any property that is involved in the litigation or any place where a material fact in issue occurred. The judge shall be present at and shall supervise the view and shall be the only person permitted to make any statement to the jury during the view.
(b) Attendance at View. The parties, their attorneys, and other representatives may be present during a view. A jury shall be transported to and attend a view as a body under the charge of an officer of the court, and the expense of transporting the jury shall be assessed as costs.
Cross reference: See Rule 12-207 for view in condemnation actions.
Source: This Rule is derived as follows:
Section (a) is derived in part from former Rule 550 a.
The last sentence is new and replaces former Rule 550 c.
Section (b) is derived from former Rules U18 b and 550 d.


[Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984. Amended June 5, 1996, eff. Jan. 1, 1997.]
MD Rules, Rule 2-515, MD R RCP CIR CT Rule 2-515
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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