2017 Maryland Code
Commercial Law
Title 14 - Miscellaneous Consumer Protection Provisions
Subtitle 2 - Consumer Debt Collection
§ 14-201. Definitions

  • (a) In general. -- In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
  • (b) Collector. -- "Collector" means a person collecting or attempting to collect an alleged debt arising out of a consumer transaction.
  • (c) Consumer transaction. -- "Consumer transaction" means any transaction involving a person seeking or acquiring real or personal property, services, money, or credit for personal, family, or household purposes.
  • (d) Person. -- "Person" includes an individual, corporation, business trust, statutory trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, two or more persons having a joint or common interest, or any other legal or commercial entity.
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