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§ 38. Debt not ground for imprisonment

West's Annotated Code of MarylandConstitution of Maryland Adopted by Convention of 1867

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Constitution of Maryland Adopted by Convention of 1867
Article III. Legislative Department
MD Constitution, Art. 3, § 38
§ 38. Debt not ground for imprisonment
No person shall be imprisoned for debt, but a valid decree of a court of competent jurisdiction or agreement approved by decree of said court for the support of a spouse or dependent children, or for the support of an illegitimate child or children, or for alimony (either common law or as defined by statute), shall not constitute a debt within the meaning of this section.

Credits

Acts 1950, c. 14, ratified Nov. 7, 1950; Acts 1962, c. 121, ratified Nov. 6, 1962; Acts 1982, c. 321, ratified Nov. 2, 1982.
MD Constitution, Art. 3, § 38, MD CONST Art. 3, § 38
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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