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Code of the Public Local Laws of Maryland, 1930
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3090 ARTICLE 14.

offender shall, upon conviction, be subject to a fine not exceeding One
Hundred Dollars ($100.00), or thirty days in the County Jail, or both,
in the discretion of the Justice of the Peace or the Court. Where such
act or omission is of a continuous nature and is persisted in, in violation
of the provisions of this Act, or any rule or regulation formulated there-
under, a conviction of one offense shall not be a bar to a conviction for a
continuation of such offense, subsequent to the first or any succeeding

1924, ch. 404, sec. 15.

193. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this
Act are hereby repealed to the extent of their inconsistency, provided that
nothing herein contained shall be taken as affecting Chapter 810 of the
Acts of the Maryland Legislature of 1914, nor as restricting any control
which the State Board of Health of Maryland is empowered to exercise
within the corporate limits of the City of Ellicott City.


1912, ch. 211. 1918, ch. 238, sec. 2.

194. When the lands of any two person adjoin, each of them shall
make and maintain one-half of the whole length of the line of fence be-
tween them, and if either of said persons shall fail or neglect to make his
proportion of said fence, or to keep or put the same in good repair with-
in sixty days after he shall have been notified and requested to do so in
writing, then the party making said request may make or repair said
fence at the expense of the party so neglecting or refusing, to be recovered
from him in an action of debt, with costs of suit.

1918, ch. 238, sec. 3.

195. Should any person wish to fence in any land which has hitherto
been unenclosed, after having built his proportion of said fence, he shall
give to the party whose land adjoins his notice in writing that he must
erect his proportion of said fence within sixty days; and if the party so
notified shall fail to erect his proportion of said fence, the same remedy
as given in the preceding section shall apply.

1918, ch. 238, sec. 4.

196. Before proceeding, however, to make or repair the fences men-
tioned in the two preceding sections, the person who has given the notifi-
cation in writing shall apply to a justice of the peace of the county, who,
upon affidavit of the party that he has given such notice, and that said
fence has not been erected or repaired within the time specified, shall
summon three disinterested landholders, who shall view the said fence
and shall determine the proper amount of money to be expended in erect-
ing or repairing the same in a good and substantial manner, and said in-
quisition shall be put in writing, and the party erecting or repairing such
fence shall not expend more than said sum.


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