2018 Maryland Code
Labor and Employment
Title 6 - High Voltage Lines
§ 6-105. Administrative search warrant
(a) Application. -- Whenever an individual who is authorized to inspect property in the State is denied access after the individual makes a proper request for access to inspect to the owner, lessee, or other person in charge of the property, the individual may apply to the District Court for an administrative search warrant under this title.
(b) Form and contents. -- Each application under this section shall:
(1) state the nature, purpose, and scope of the inspection; and
(2) show that:
(i) the applicant:
1. is authorized by law to make the inspection; and
2. requested access at a reasonable time;
(ii) access was denied; and
(iii) the inspection is for a purpose related to safety or health.
(c) Approval of Attorney General. -- An application may not be submitted to the District Court unless approved by the Attorney General.
(d) Issuance. -- On application in accordance with this section, the District Court may issue an administrative search warrant.