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Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 6-101

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

(b)(1) “Dwelling” means a structure any part of which has been adapted for overnight accommodation of an individual, regardless of whether an individual is actually present.

(2) “Dwelling” includes a kitchen, shop, barn, stable, or outbuilding that is a parcel to, belongs to, or adjoins the dwelling.

(c) “Maliciously” means acting with intent to harm a person or property.

(d)(1) “Structure” means a building or other construction, a vehicle, or watercraft.

(2) “Structure” includes a:

(i) barn, stable, pier, wharf, and any facility attached to a pier or wharf;

(ii) tent, public building, or public bridge;  and

(iii) railroad car.

(e) “Willfully” means acting intentionally, knowingly, and purposely.

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