2010 Maryland Code
COURTS AND JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS
TITLE 5 - LIMITATIONS, PROHIBITED ACTIONS, AND IMMUNITIES
Subtitle 6 - Immunities and Prohibited Actions - Health and Public Safety
Section 5-614 - Emergency veterinary assistance.
§ 5-614. Emergency veterinary assistance.
A person licensed by the State to provide veterinary care or a student of veterinary medicine who works under the responsible direct supervision of a veterinary practitioner as defined by § 2-301(c) of the Agriculture Article who, for no fee or compensation, renders veterinary aid, care, or assistance in an emergency situation in which the owner or custodian of the animal is not available to grant permission, is not liable for any civil damages as the result of any professional act or omission by the person not amounting to gross negligence.
[1990, ch. 546, § 3; 1997, ch. 14, § 9; 2009, ch. 20.]
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