2016 Maryland Code
Family Law
Title 5 - Children
Subtitle 7 - Child Abuse and Neglect
§ 5-703. Scope and applicability of subtitle

MD Fam L Code § 5-703 (2016) What's This?

(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 ยง 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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