Baltimore Charter Decoded

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§ VII-25 Department of Law: staff; other assistance.

(a) Deputy; other employees.

The City Solicitor shall appoint a Deputy City Solicitor pursuant to this section and such
employees as provided in the Ordinance of Estimates.

Whenever a vacancy shall occur in the office of City Solicitor, or whenever the City Solicitor
shall be incapacitated or otherwise unavailable for duty for any cause, the Deputy City Solicitor
appointed pursuant to this section shall be the acting City Solicitor, until the City Solicitor is
again available for duty or the vacancy is filled.

(b) Additional assistance.

In connection with the examination of titles on behalf of the City or the representation of a City
agency, the City Solicitor may employ, out of the funds appropriated by the Ordinance of
Estimates to the Department for general expenses, or out of the proceeds of loans or other sums
appropriated by the City, such assistance as the City Solicitor may deem advisable.

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