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Maryland Code, Criminal Procedure § 11-1001

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

(b) “Crime” means conduct that is a crime under the law of this State or federal law.

(c)(1) “Disposition” means the sentencing or determination of penalty or punishment to be imposed on a person convicted of a crime or against whom a finding of sufficient facts for conviction is made.

(2) “Disposition” includes dismissal of charges or other disposition under a plea bargain agreement.

(d) “Restitution” means money or services that a defendant is ordered to pay or render to a victim, victim's representative, or other person or governmental unit.

(e) “Victim” means a person who suffers direct or threatened physical, emotional, or financial harm as a result of a crime.

(f) “Victim's representative” includes:

(1) a spouse, child, sibling, or a parent of a victim who is a minor, incompetent, or a victim of a homicide;  or

(2) a guardian of a minor or an incompetent.

(g) “Witness” means a person who is or expects to be a State's witness.

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