2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 3 - COURTS OF GENERAL JURISDICTION - JURISDICTION/SPECIAL CAUSES OF ACTION
Subtitle 5 - Defamation
Section 3-503 - Liability of broadcasting stations for defamatory statements of candidate for public office - Opponent.
§ 3-503. Liability of broadcasting stations for defamatory statements of candidate for public office - Opponent.
An owner, licensee, or operator of a television or radio station or network of stations, and his agents or employees are not liable for a defamatory statement published or uttered over the facilities of the station or network of stations by a candidate for public office as to his opponents for the office he seeks, if the publication or utterance cannot be censored by the owner, licensee, or operator under any regulation of the Federal Communications Commission or a federal statute.
[An. Code 1957, art. 75, § 6; 1973, 1st Sp. Sess., ch. 2, § 1.]
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