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§23-17.8-6  Abrogation of privilege. –

Published: 2015

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Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17.8

Abuse in Health Care Facilities

SECTION 23-17.8-6

   § 23-17.8-6  Abrogation of privilege.


Any privilege established by chapter 37.3 of title 5 or any professional code,

relating to the exclusion of confidential communications and/or the competency

of witnesses, may not be invoked in any civil or criminal action arising out of

a report made pursuant to this chapter or the failure to make a report as

required by this chapter.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1987, ch. 409, § 1.)