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49 Pa. Code § 21.505. Immunity from liability.

§ 21.505. Immunity from liability.

 Under 23 Pa.C.S. §  6318 (relating to immunity from liability), an RN, LPN or CRNP who participates in good faith in the making of a report, cooperating with an investigation, testifying in a proceeding arising out of an instance of suspected child abuse or the taking of photographs shall have immunity from civil andcriminal liability that might result by reason of the RN, LPN or CRNP’s actions. For the purpose of any civil or criminal proceeding, the good faith of the RN, LPN or CRNP shall be presumed. The Board will uphold the same good faith presumption in any disciplinary proceeding that might result by reason of an RN, LPN or CRNP’s actions in participating in good faith in the making of a report, cooperating with an investigation, testifying in a proceeding arising out of an instance of suspected child abuse or the taking of photographs.



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