Health and Safety
Abuse in Health Care Facilities
§ 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.)