§ 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.


   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).


   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).

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.