2016 Maryland Code
Title 5 - Children
Subtitle 7 - Child Abuse and Neglect
§ 5-703. Scope and applicability of subtitle
(a) Scope. -- The provisions of this subtitle are in addition to and not in substitution for the provisions of Title 3, Subtitle 8 of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article.
(b) Applicability. -- Except as otherwise provided in § 5-705.1 of this subtitle, the provisions of this subtitle apply only to:
(1) suspected abuse or neglect that is alleged to have occurred in this State; and
(2) suspected abuse or neglect of a child who lives in this State, regardless of where the suspected abuse or neglect is alleged to have occurred.
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