TITLE 40.1
Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals

CHAPTER 40.1-5
Mental Health Law

SECTION 40.1-5-18


§ 40.1-5-18 Confidentiality of information received.

The mental health advocate, his or her assistants, and every employee of his or her office are hereby expressly prohibited from divulging to any individual not officially connected with his or her office any information obtained by the mental health advocate, his or her assistants or any employee of that office in the regular course of their duty or from any financial statement submitted from the permanent records of that office, which would reveal any of the information relative to the financial status of any person submitting a financial statement; every request for information directed to the mental health advocate shall be denied if the request would necessitate that individual to divulge any information which is herein declared to be held confidential by the mental health advocate.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 119, § 1.)