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§ 13-702. Representations to the public; private detective services

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and Professions

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 13. Private Detectives (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 7. Prohibited Acts; Penalties (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 13-702
§ 13-702. Representations to the public; private detective services
Businesses
(a) Unless authorized under this title to engage in business for the purpose of providing private detective services, a person may not represent to the public, by use of a title, including “licensed private detective agency”, “private detective agency”, “private detectives”, or “private investigators”, by description of services, methods, or procedures, or otherwise, that the person is authorized to engage in the business of providing private detective services in the State.
Individuals
(b) Unless an individual is certified as a private detective under this title, the individual may not represent to the public, by use of a title, including “certified private detective”, “licensed private detective”, “private detective”, or “private investigator”, by use of a badge or identification card, by description of services, methods, or procedures, or otherwise, that the individual is authorized to provide private detective services in the State.

Credits

Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1996, c. 602, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
Formerly Art. 56, § 600.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 13-702, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 13-702
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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