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The Annotated Code of the Public General Laws of Maryland, 1939
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1718 ARTICLE 41

An. Code, 1924, sec. 12. 1922, ch. 29, sec. 11 (p. 43).

11. Any law enacted at the Session of 1922 of the General Assembly of
Maryland which amends or enacts any provisions of law relating to any
officer, board, commission, department or other governmental agency abol-
ished, superseded or affected by this Act, or to the powers or duties thereof,
shall be taken and held as applying to the officer, board, commission, depart-
ment or other governmental agency to whom or to which the rights, powers,
duties, obligations or functions of the aforesaid agency so abolished, super-
seded or affected are transferred, in whole or in part, or who or which
succeeds to the same; and this shall be the case whether such law or this
Act is enacted first.

The Executive Department.

An. Code, 1924, sec. 13. 1922, ch. 29 (p. 43).

12. The head of the Executive Department shall be the Governor of
the State, who in addition to the rights, powers, duties, obligations and
functions now or hereafter conferred by law, shall also have supervision and
direction over the officers and agencies hereby or hereafter assigned to the
Executive Department.


1937, ch. 179, sec. 13A.

13. (Definitions.) The term "Executive Authority" includes the Gov-
ernor, and any person performing the functions of .Governor in a state
other than this state. The term "State", referring to a state other than
this state, includes any other state or territory of the United States of

1937, ch. 179, sec. 13B.

14. (Fugitives from Justice; Duty of Governor.) Subject to the
provisions of this sub-title, the provisions of the Constitution of the United
States controlling, and any and all acts of Congress enacted in pursuance
thereof, it is the duty of the Governor of this state to have arrested and
delivered up to the executive authority of any other state of the United
States any person charged in that state with treason, felony, or other crime,
who has fled from justice and is found in this State.

1937, ch. 179, sec. 13C.

15. (Form of Demand.) No demand for the extradition of a person
charged with crime in another state shall be recognized by the Governor
unless in writing alleging, except in cases arising under Section 18, that
the accused was present in the demanding state at the time of the commis-
sion of the alleged crime, and that thereafter he fled from the state, and
accompanied by a copy of an indictment found or by information supported
by affidavit in the state having jurisdiction of the crime, or by a copy of an
affidavit made before a Justice of the Peace or Magistrate there, together
with a copy of any warrant which was issued thereupon; or by a copy of
a judgment of conviction or of a sentence imposed in execution thereof,
together with a statement by the Executive Authority of the demanding


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