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RULE 16-915. CASE RECORDS--REQUIRED DENIAL OF INSPECTION--SPECIFIC INFORMATION

West's Annotated Code of MarylandMaryland RulesEffective: July 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 16. Court Administration
Chapter 900. Access to Judicial Records
Division 2. Limitations on Access
Effective: July 1, 2021
MD Rules, Rule 16-915
RULE 16-915. CASE RECORDS--REQUIRED DENIAL OF INSPECTION--SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Except as otherwise provided by law, the Rules in this Chapter, or court order, a custodian shall deny inspection of a case record or a part of a case record that would reveal:
(a) The name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or place of employment of an individual who reports the abuse of a vulnerable adult pursuant to Code, Family Law Article, § 14-302.
(b) Except as provided in Code, General Provisions Article, § 4-331, the home address, telephone number, and private e-mail address of an employee of the State or a political subdivision of the State.
(c) The address, telephone number, and e-mail address of a victim or victim's representative in a criminal action, juvenile delinquency action, or an action under Code, Family Law Article, Title 4, Subtitle 5, who has requested, or as to whom the State has requested, that such information be shielded. Such a request may be made at any time, including in a victim notification request form filed with the clerk or a request or petition filed under Rule 16-934.
(d) The address, telephone number, and e-mail address of a witness in a criminal or juvenile delinquency action, who has requested, or as to whom the State has requested, that such information be shielded. Such a request may be made at any time, including a request or petition filed under Rule 16-934.
(e) Any part of the Social Security or federal tax identification number of an individual.
(f) A trade secret, confidential commercial information, confidential financial information, or confidential geological or geophysical information.
(g) Information about a person who has received a copy of a case record containing information prohibited by Rule 1-322.1.
(h) The address, telephone number, and e-mail address of a payee contained in a Consent by the payee filed pursuant to Rule 15-1302 (c)(1)(F).
Cross reference: See Rule 16-934 (h) concerning information shielded upon a request authorized by Code, Courts Article, Title 3, Subtitle 15 (peace orders) or Code, Family Law Article, Title 4, Subtitle 5 (domestic violence) and in criminal actions. For obligations of a filer of a submission containing restricted information, see Rules 16-916 and 20-201.1.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 16-908 (2019).

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[Adopted June 29, 2020, eff. Aug. 1, 2020. Amended March 30, 2021, eff. July 1, 2021.]
MD Rules, Rule 16-915, MD R CTS J AND ATTYS Rule 16-915
Current with amendments received through May 15, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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