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§ 14-2901. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCommercial Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Commercial Law
Title 14. Miscellaneous Consumer Protection Provisions
Subtitle 29. False Advertising and Related Crimes (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Commercial Law, § 14-2901
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 195
§ 14-2901. Definitions
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Advertise” means:
(1) To publish, circulate, disseminate, or place before the public in any way or through any medium for the purpose of selling merchandise; and
(2) Advertising by:
(i) Exterior or interior signs, including neon or other electrical signs;
(ii) Radio, telephone, or television; and
(iii) Newspaper, magazine, book, notice, or any other method or material.
(c) “Person” includes an association, firm, partnership, corporation, or an agent or employee of any of these entities.
(d) “Property”, as used in § 14-2902(a) through (c) of this subtitle, includes:
(1) Merchandise;
(2) Real estate;
(3) Securities;
(4) Employment;
(5) A loan made at interest;
(6) Any contract relating to real estate, securities, service, employment, or the making of loans at interest; or
(7) Anything else of value.


Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 4, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 27, § 195.
MD Code, Commercial Law, § 14-2901, MD COML § 14-2901
Current with all legislation from the 2021 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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