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and costs are paid, but such imprisonment shall not exceed
sixty days for each offense. Any deputy game warden, con-
stable or other person who shall procure the conviction of any
person or persons violating the provisions of Sections two,
three, four, five or six, shall receive one-half of the fine collected
after the payment of costs, and the remaining one-half shall be
paid over to the State Treasurer, to the account of the State
Game Protection Fund, to be used by the State Game Warden
as may be provided by law.
SEC. 9. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts
of laws inconsistent with the provisions of this Act be and the
same are hereby repealed.
SEC. 10. Be it further enacted, That this Act shall take effect
from the date of its passage.
Approved April 11$ 1910.
AN ACT to create and establish a Public Service Commission,
and prescribing its powers and duties, and to provide for the
regulation and control of public service corporations and
public utilities, and making appropriations therefor.
SCOPE OF ACT AND DEFINITIONS.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Mary-
land, That this Act shall be known as the "Public Service
Commission Law," and shall apply to the public services here-
in described and to the Commission hereby created and to the
public service corporations and persons herein mentioned and
The term "Commission," when used in this Act, means the
Public Service Commission hereby created.
The term "Commissioner," when used in this Act, means one
of the members of such Commission.
The term "Corporation," when used in this Act, includes a
corporation, company, association and joint stock company
The term "Person," when used in this Act, includes an indi-
vidual and a firm or copartnership.
The term "Railroad," when used in this Act, includes every
"railroad, other than a street railroad, by whatsoever power
operated for public use in the conveyance of persons or prop-
erty for compensation, with all bridges, ferries, tunnels,
switches, spurs, tracks, stations and terminal facilities of