2010 Maryland Code
Subtitle 1 - Maryland Tort Claims Act
Section 12-106 - Restrictions on actions.

§ 12-106. Restrictions on actions.

(a)  Scope of section.- This section does not apply to a claim that is asserted by cross-claim, counterclaim, or third-party claim. 

(b)  Claim and denial required.- A claimant may not institute an action under this subtitle unless: 

(1) the claimant submits a written claim to the Treasurer or a designee of the Treasurer within 1 year after the injury to person or property that is the basis of the claim; 

(2) the Treasurer or designee denies the claim finally; and 

(3) the action is filed within 3 years after the cause of action arises. 

[CJ § 5-406; 1984, ch. 284, § 1; 1985, ch. 538, § 2; 1994, chs. 564, 565; 1995, ch. 437, § 1.] 

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