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West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: August 1, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 16. Court Administration
Chapter 900. Access to Judicial Records
Division 1. General Provisions
Effective: August 1, 2020
MD Rules, Rule 16-901
(a) Generally. Except as expressly provided or limited by other Rules, the Rules in this Chapter govern public access to judicial records, whether in paper or electronic form, that are in the custody of a judicial agency, judicial personnel, or a special judicial unit.
(b) Access by Judicial Employees, Parties, Attorneys of Record, and Certain Government Agencies. The Rules in this Chapter do not limit access to (1) judicial records by authorized judicial officials or employees in the performance of their official duties or to government agencies or officials to whom access is permitted by law, or (2) a case record by a party or attorney of record in the action.
Cross reference: For other Rules that affect access to judicial records, see Rule 16-504 (Electronic Recording of Circuit Court Proceedings) and Rule 20-109 (Access to Electronic Records in MDEC Actions).
Source: This Rule is new.


[Adopted June 29, 2020, eff. Aug. 1, 2020.]
MD Rules, Rule 16-901, MD R CTS J AND ATTYS Rule 16-901
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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