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(a) Subject Matter. The out-of-state attorney examination shall be prepared and graded by the Board and shall consist entirely of questions requiring essay answers. It shall relate to:

(1) Maryland Rules of Procedure governing practice and procedure in civil cases and criminal causes in all the Courts of the State of Maryland, including the Appendix of forms,

(2) the Maryland Attorneys' Rules of Professional Conduct, as set forth in Title 19, Chapter 300 of the Maryland Rules,

(3) the provisions of the Courts and Judicial Proceedings Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, and

(4) the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland.

(b) Time--Duration. The attorney examination shall be conducted contemporaneously with a part of the essay day of each regularly scheduled general bar examination. A total of three hours writing time shall be allowed for the entire test. The point score allotted for each question shall be noted on the examination sheet.

(c) Requirement for Passing. In order to pass the examination, a petitioner shall attain a score of at least 70% of the total point score allotted to the entire test.