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RULE 2-536. DISABILITY OF JUDGE

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 2. Civil Procedure--Circuit Court
Chapter 500. Trial
Effective: [See Text Amendments] to June 30, 2024
MD Rules, Rule 2-536
RULE 2-536. DISABILITY OF JUDGE
<Text of Rule 2-536 effective until June 30, 2024. See, also, Rule 2-536 effective July 1, 2024.>
If, by reason of termination of office, absence, death, sickness, or other inability to act, a judge is unable to perform an act or duty in an action, any other judge authorized to act in that court may perform the act or duty if satisfied that he or she can properly do so. Otherwise, the other judge shall grant a new trial or such other relief as justice requires.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 528.

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[Adopted April 6, 1984, eff. July 1, 1984.]
MD Rules, Rule 2-536, MD R RCP CIR CT Rule 2-536
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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