2022 Maryland Statutes
Criminal Procedure
Title 4 - Pretrial Procedures
Subtitle 1 - Charging Procedures and Documents
Section 4-107 - Charging Document for Violation of Ordinance

    (a)    It is not necessary to set forth a copy of an ordinance or a section of an ordinance in a charging document for the violation of an ordinance of a municipal corporation, a county, or a special taxing area.

    (b)    A charging document specified in subsection (a) of this section is sufficient if it:

        (1)    cites the ordinance alleged to have been violated by date of passage or, if codified, by article and section number;

        (2)    conforms to the law governing the framing of charging documents for a violation of an act of the General Assembly; and

        (3)    concludes with the words “against the peace, government, and dignity of the State.”.

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