TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-27
Penalties for Abuse of Persons with Developmental Disabilities

SECTION 40.1-27-8


§ 40.1-27-8 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. 1990, ch. 414, § 1.)