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28 Pa. Code § 23.45. Objections to examination on religious grounds.

§ 23.45. Objections to examination on religious grounds.

 (a)  School children or school employes may be excused from regular or special medical or dental examinations on presentation of written evidence to the school administrator that the examinations are contrary to the religious beliefs of the parent or guardian of the child or of the employe.

 (b)  Exemption from medical or dental examinations will not be granted if the Department of Health finds that facts exist under which the exemption constitutes a present substantial menace to the health of other persons exposed to contact with the unexamined person.

Source

   The provisions of this §  23.45 adopted July 3, 1986, effective July 5, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 2412.



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