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55 Pa. Code § 3490.14. Privileged communication.

§ 3490.14. Privileged communication.

 Except with respect to confidential communications made to an ordained member of the clergy which are protected under 42 Pa.C.S. §  5943 (relating to confidential communications to clergymen), privileged communication between a required reporter and the person’s patient or client does not apply to situations involving child abuse and may not constitute grounds for failure to report as required by this chapter.


   The provisions of this §  3490.14 adopted December 20, 1985, effective January 1, 1986, 15 Pa.B. 4547; amended July 2, 1999, effective July 3, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3513. Immediately preceding text apepars at serial page (211721).

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