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§ 1-301. Accessory after the fact

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal LawEffective: October 1, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 1. General Provisions
Subtitle 3. Accessory After the Fact
Effective: October 1, 2013
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 1-301
Formerly cited as MD CODE Art. 27, § 2A
§ 1-301. Accessory after the fact
Accessory after the fact to a felony
(a) Unless otherwise provided by law and except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a person who is convicted of being an accessory after the fact to a felony is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to the lesser of:
(1) imprisonment not exceeding 5 years; or
(2) a penalty not exceeding the maximum penalty provided by law for committing the underlying felony.
Accessory after the fact to murder in the first and second degrees
(b)(1) A person who is convicted of being an accessory after the fact to murder in the first degree is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years.
(2) A person who is convicted of being an accessory after the fact to murder in the second degree is guilty of a felony and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 10 years.

Credits

Added by Acts 2002, c. 26, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2002. Amended by Acts 2013, c. 635, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
Formerly Art. 27, § 2A.
MD Code, Criminal Law, § 1-301, MD CRIM LAW § 1-301
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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