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Maryland Code, Commercial Law § 22-505

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(a) A party may perform its contractual duties or exercise its contractual rights through a delegate or a subcontract unless:

(1) The contract prohibits delegation or subcontracting;  or

(2) The other party has a substantial interest in having the original promisor perform or control the performance.

(b) Delegating or subcontracting performance does not relieve the delegating party of a duty to perform or of liability for breach.

(c) An attempted delegation that violates a term prohibiting delegation is not effective.

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