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§ 14-301. Enforcement of trusts for charitable purposes

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEstates and Trusts

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Estates and Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Trusts (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Charitable Trusts (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 14-301
§ 14-301. Enforcement of trusts for charitable purposes
Power of court to enforce trusts
(a) Courts of equity have full jurisdiction to enforce trusts for charitable purposes upon suit of the State by the Attorney General or suit of any person having an interest in enforcement of the trust.
Charitable purposes defined
(b) “Charitable purposes” includes all purposes within either the spirit or letter of the statute of 43 Elizabeth ch. 4 (1601), commonly known as the statute of charitable uses.
Beneficiaries of trust
(c) A charitable trust shall not be held invalid or unenforceable merely because the beneficiaries of the trust constitute an indefinite class.


Added by Acts 1974, c. 11, § 2, eff. July 1, 1974.
Formerly Art. 75B, § 16.
MD Code, Estates and Trusts, § 14-301, MD EST & TRST § 14-301
Current with legislation effective through July 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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