clear space clear space clear space white space
A
 r c h i v e s   o f   M a r y l a n d   O n l i n e
  Maryland State Archives | Index | Help | Search search for:
clear space
white space
The Maryland Code, Public General Laws, 1888
Volume 389, Page 1   View pdf image
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>
clear space clear space clear space white space

PUBLIC GENERAL LAWS.

ARTICLE I.

RULES OF INTERPRETATION.

1. Adoption of code not to impair
vested rights, nor discharge con-
tracts, nor affect pending suits
and prosecutions
2. Nor to preclude prosecution for
offences previously committed.
3. Nor to impair rights under charter
or grant from State
4. Administrator to include executor
5. Decedent to include testator and
intestate.

6 Masculine to include all genders.
7. Singular to include plural.
8 Oath to mean also affirmation.
9. Boundaries of counties and city of
Baltimore.
10. Public local law to prevail in case
of conflict with public general
law.
11. County to include city of Balti-
more.
12. Person to include corporation.

P. G. L., (1860,) art. 1, sec. 1.

1. The adoption of this code shall not affect or impair any-
right, vested or acquired and existing at the time of its adoption,
nor shall it impair, discharge or release any existing contract,
obligation, duty or liability of any kind whatsoever. All pend-
ing suits, actions and prosecutions for crimes or misdemeanors,
including all civil and criminal proceedings whatsoever, shall be
prosecuted and proceeded with to final determination, and judg-
ment entered therein as if this code had not been adopted.

State v Hall, 22 Md. 335. Langley's lessee v. Jones, 26 Md. 472. State v.
Logan 33 Md 7.

Ibid. sec. 8.

2. If any crime, misdemeanor or other violation of law hath
been committed, and no prosecution or other proceeding hath
been commenced against the offender before the adoption of this
code, then such offender may be proceeded against by indict-
ment or otherwise, and punished in the same manner as if this
code had not been adopted.

 

clear space
clear space
white space

Please view image to verify text. To report an error, please contact us.
The Maryland Code, Public General Laws, 1888
Volume 389, Page 1   View pdf image
 Jump to  
  << PREVIOUS  NEXT >>


This information resource of the Maryland State Archives is presented here for fair use in the public domain. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: Rights assessment for associated source material is the responsibility of the user.


Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!


[ Archives' Home Page  ||  All About Maryland  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

An Archives of Maryland electronic publication.
For information contact mdlegal@mdarchives.state.md.us.

©Copyright  October 22, 2009
Maryland State Archives