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§ 14-102. State policy and legislative intent

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Adult Protective Services (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Definitions and General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 14-102
§ 14-102. State policy and legislative intent
State policy
(a) It is the policy of the State that adults who lack the physical or mental capacity to care for their basic daily living needs shall have access to and be provided with needed professional services sufficient to protect their health, safety, and welfare.
Intention of General Assembly
(b) The General Assembly intends that the provisions for appointment of public officials as guardian of the person be used sparingly and with utmost caution and only if an alternative does not exist.

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Added by Acts 1985, c. 148, § 2, eff. July 1, 1985.
MD Code, Family Law, § 14-102, MD FAMILY § 14-102
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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