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§ 3-905. Opening letter without permission

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 3. Other Crimes Against the Person
Subtitle 9. Surveillance and Other Crimes Against Privacy
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 3-905
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 354
§ 3-905. Opening letter without permission
Prohibited
(a) A person may not take and break open a letter that is not addressed to the person without permission from the person to whom the letter is addressed or the personal representative of the addressee's estate.
Penalty
(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment for 6 days and a fine of $15.

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Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 354.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 3-905, MD CRIM LAW § 3-905
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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