Skip to main content

Maryland Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 12-602

Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes, a free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.

The Court of Appeals or the Court of Special Appeals of this State, on the motion of a party to pending litigation or its own motion, may certify a question of law to the highest court of another state or of a tribe if:

(1) The pending litigation involves a question to be decided under the law of the other jurisdiction;

(2) The answer to the question may be determinative of an issue in the pending litigation;  and

(3) The question is one for which an answer is not provided by a controlling appellate decision, constitutional provision, or statute of the other jurisdiction.

Cite this article: - Maryland Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 12-602 - last updated December 31, 2021 |

FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.

Was this helpful?

Thank you. Your response has been sent.

Copied to clipboard