Maine Revised Statutes

§3. All crimes defined by statute; civil actions

1.    No conduct constitutes a crime unless it is prohibited
A. By this code; or [1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW).]
B. By any statute or private act outside this code, including any rule, regulation or ordinance authorized by and lawfully adopted under a statute. [1977, c. 510, §13 (AMD).]
[ 1977, c. 510, §13 (AMD) .]
2.    This code does not bar, suspend, or otherwise affect any right or liability for damages, penalty, forfeiture or other remedy authorized by law to be recovered or enforced in a civil action, regardless of whether the conduct involved in such civil action constitutes an offense defined in this code.
[ 1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW) .]
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW). 1975, c. 740, §12 (AMD). 1977, c. 510, §13 (AMD).