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§ 5-302. Scope of subtitle

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Children (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Guardianship to and Adoption Through Local Department (Refs & Annos)
Part I. General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-302
§ 5-302. Scope of subtitle
Proceedings
(a) This subtitle applies only to:
(1) guardianship of an individual who is committed to a local department as a child in need of assistance;
(2) adoption of an individual who is committed to a local department as a child in need of assistance, without prior termination of parental rights as to the individual; and
(3) adoption of an individual under guardianship under this subtitle.
Prior filings
(b) This subtitle:
(1) does not apply to a guardianship case filed on or before December 31, 2005, until guardianship is granted; and
(2) unless otherwise specified, does not apply to an adoption case filed on or before December 31, 2005.

Credits

Added by Acts 2005, c. 464, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-302, MD FAMILY § 5-302
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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