§ 13.306. Confidentiality—waived.

 To protect children from abuse, the reporting requirements of § §  13.302—13.304 (relating to suspected child abuse—mandated reporting requirements; photographs, medical tests and X-rays of child subject to report; and suspected death as a result of child abuse—mandated reporting requirement) take precedence over the provisions in §  13.201 (relating to professional responsibilities) and any other client confidentiality, ethical principles or professional standards that might otherwise apply.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  13.306 issued under the Child Protective Services Law, 23 Pa.C.S. §  6383(b)(2); and section 16 of the Funeral Director Law (63 P. S. §  479.16).

Source

   The provisions of this §  13.306 adopted November 8, 1996, effective November 9, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 5381.

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  13.301 (relating to definitions relating to child abuse reporting requirements).



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