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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 7. Appellate and Other Judicial Review in Circuit Court
Chapter 200. Judicial Review of Administrative Agency Decisions
MD Rules, Rule 7-208
(a) Generally. Unless a hearing is waived in writing by the parties, the court shall hold a hearing.
(b) Scheduling. Upon the filing of the record pursuant to Rule 7-206, a date shall be set for the hearing on the merits. Unless otherwise ordered by the court or required by law, the hearing shall be no earlier than 90 days from the date the record was filed.
(c) Additional Evidence. Additional evidence in support of or against the agency's decision is not allowed unless permitted by law.
Cross reference: Where a right to a jury trial exists, see Rule 2-325 (d). See Montgomery County v. Stevens, 337 Md. 471 (1995) concerning the availability of prehearing discovery.
Source: This Rule is in part derived from former Rules B10 and B11 and in part new.


[Adopted March 30, 1993, eff. July 1, 1993. Amended Nov. 8, 2005, eff. Jan. 1, 2006; Sept. 8, 2011, eff. Jan. 1, 2012; April 9, 2018, eff. July 1, 2018.]

Editors' Notes

2005 Orders
The November 8, 2005, order amended the cross reference.
Maryland Rule of Procedure B10, adopted Sept. 15, 1961, eff. Jan. 1, 1962, related to additional evidence, rescinded March 30, 1993, eff. July 1, 1993.
Maryland Rule of Procedure B11, adopted Sept. 15, 1961, eff. Jan. 1, 1962, related to jury trials, rescinded March 30, 1993, eff. July 1, 1993.
2011 Orders
The September 8, 2011, order inserted section (c); and redesignated former section (c) as section (d).
2018 Orders
The April 9, 2018 order, deleted section (c).
MD Rules, Rule 7-208, MD R CIR CT Rule 7-208
Current with amendments received through February 1, 2019.
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