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49 Pa. Code § 23.115. Confidentiality—waived.

§ 23.115. Confidentiality—waived.

 To protect children from abuse, the reporting requirements of this chapter take precedence over provisions of the act as defined in §  23.1 (relating to definitions) and other ethical principles or professional standards that might otherwise apply to optometrists.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  23.115 issued under the Child Protective Services Law, 23 Pa.C.S. §  6383(b)(2); and section 3(b)(14) of the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act (63 P.S. §  244.3(b)(14)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  23.115 adopted November 8, 1996, effective November 9, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 5395.



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