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Maryland Code, Courts and Judicial Proceedings § 7-501

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(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b) “Costs” means the cost of prosecuting a person for a crime.

(c)(1) “Crime” means any act or omission for which a statute or ordinance imposes a fine or imprisonment.

(2) “Crime” does not include a municipal infraction under Title 6 of the Local Government Article.

(d)(1) “Fine” means the monetary penalty prescribed by a statute or ordinance for a crime.

(2) “Fine” does not include costs.

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