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Estatutos Legales: Maryland

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Subtitle 3. Removal of Child from State; Child Abduction

back to top§ 9-304. Acts prohibited in Maryland

If a child is under the age of 16 years, a relative who knows that another person is the lawful custodian of the child may not, with the intent to deprive the lawful custodian of the custody of the child:

(1) abduct, take, or carry away the child from the lawful custodian to a place within this State;

(2) having acquired lawful possession of the child, detain the child within this State for more than 48 hours after the lawful custodian demands that the child be returned;

(3) harbor or hide the child within this State, knowing that possession of the child was obtained by another relative in violation of this section; or

(4) act as an accessory to an act prohibited by this section.
Added by Acts 1984, c. 296, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1984. Amended by Acts 1995, c. 227, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1995; Acts 2009, c. 666, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2009.