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§ 1A-314. Injunctions

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 1a. Acupuncturists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 1A-314
§ 1A-314. Injunctions
In general
(a) An action may be maintained in the name of the State or the Board to enjoin:
(1) The unauthorized practice of acupuncture; or
(2) Conduct that is a ground for disciplinary action under § 1A-309 of this subtitle.
Movants
(b) An action under this section may be brought by:
(1) The Board, in its own name;
(2) The Attorney General, in the name of the State; or
(3) A State's Attorney, in the name of the State.
Jurisdiction
(c) An action under this section shall be brought in the county where the defendant:
(1) Resides; or
(2) Engages in the act sought to be enjoined.
Damages
(d) Proof of actual damage or that any person will sustain any damage if an injunction is not granted is not required for an action under this section.
Criminal prosecutions
(e) An action under this section is in addition to and not instead of criminal prosecution for the unauthorized practice of acupuncture under § 1A-401 of this title or disciplinary action under § 1A-309 of this subtitle.

Credits

Added by Acts 1999, c. 114, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 1A-314, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 1A-314
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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