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§ 3-501. Slanderous statements as to chastity

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCourts and Judicial Proceedings

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Title 3. Courts of General Jurisdiction--Jurisdiction/Special Causes of Action (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5. Defamation (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-501
§ 3-501. Slanderous statements as to chastity
Any word spoken falsely and maliciously and likely to injure a woman's character or reputation for chastity is slander.

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Added by Acts 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., c. 2, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 88, § 1.
MD Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings, § 3-501, MD CTS & JUD PRO § 3-501
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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