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.)