11.12.05.05

.05 Access to Records When Compelling Public Purpose Demonstrated.

If the custodian finds that a compelling purpose has been demonstrated and allows inspection of records other than those permitted by General Provisions Article, §4-333(b), Annotated Code of Maryland, the custodian may only permit inspection of the following:

A. If the applicant demonstrates a compelling public purpose under Regulation .04A, D, or E, the custodian may disclose records of:

(1) The number, nature, and administrative status of complaints filed with the Administration against the person in interest;

(2) The number, nature, and status of claims filed with the surety against the person in interest; and

(3) Reports of investigations and the results of those investigations pertaining to the complaints or claims disclosed under §A(1) or (2), of this regulation;

B. If the applicant demonstrates a compelling public purpose under Regulation .04C, the custodian may disclose only those records regarding information which pertains to the complaint filed by the applicant;

C. If the applicant demonstrates a compelling public purpose under Regulation .04B, the custodian shall permit inspection pursuant to Transportation Article, §12-111(b)(3), Annotated Code of Maryland.