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§ 11-701. Definitions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCommercial LawEffective: October 1, 2010

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Commercial Law
Title 11. Trade Regulation
Subtitle 7. False Advertising (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2010
MD Code, Commercial Law, § 11-701
§ 11-701. Definitions
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b)(1) “Advertise falsely” means to use any advertisement, including a label, which is misleading in a material respect.
(2) “Advertise falsely” includes the use of an advertisement that contains an affirmative representation that the Maryland sales and use tax will not be collected by the retailer on a particular transaction without notifying the purchaser of the purchaser's duty to pay the sales and use tax directly to the Comptroller of this State.
(c) “Person” includes an individual, corporation, business trust, statutory trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity.
(d) “Telephone company” has the meaning stated in § 1-101 of the Public Utilities Article.

Credits

Added by Acts 1975, c. 49, § 3, eff. July 1, 1975. Amended by Acts 1988, c. 456; Acts 1994, c. 518, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1994; Acts 2009, c. 10, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Acts 2009, c. 11, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Acts 2010, c. 52, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 611, § 2, eff. June 1, 2010.
Formerly Art. 27, § 195A.

Editors' Notes

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
2009 Legislation
Acts 2009, c. 10, § 1, and Acts 2009, c. 11, § 1, added subsec. (d).
2010 Legislation
Acts 2010, c. 52, § 1, in subsec. (d), replaced “Public Utility Companies Article” with “Public Utilities Article”.
Acts 2010, c. 611, § 2, in subsec. (c), inserted a reference to statutory trust.
MD Code, Commercial Law, § 11-701, MD COML § 11-701
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2019, from the 2019 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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