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§ 25. Clerk of Circuit Court

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 IV. Judiciary Department
Part III. Circuit Courts (Refs & Annos)
MD Constitution, Art. 4, § 25
§ 25. Clerk of Circuit Court
There shall be a Clerk of the Circuit Court for each County and Baltimore City, who shall be elected by a plurality of the qualified voters of said County or City, and shall hold his office for four years from the time of his election, and until his successor is elected and qualified, and be re-eligible, subject to be removed for wilful neglect of duty or other misdemeanor in office, on conviction in a Court of Law. In case of a vacancy in the office of Clerk of a Circuit Court, the Judges of that Court may fill the vacancy until the general election for Delegates to the General Assembly, to be held next thereafter, when a successor shall be elected for the term of four years.


Acts 1956, c. 99, ratified Nov. 6, 1956; Acts 1980, c. 523, ratified Nov. 4, 1980.
MD Constitution, Art. 4, § 25, MD CONST Art. 4, § 25
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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