2020 Code of Alabama
Title 38 - Public Welfare.
Chapter 9 - Protection of Aged Adults or Adults With a Disability.
Section 38-9-9 - Reports by Physicians, etc., of Physical Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation - Immunity of Reporter From Civil and Criminal Liability.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 38-9-9 (2020)

Section 38-9-9

Reports by physicians, etc., of physical abuse, neglect or exploitation - Immunity of reporter from civil and criminal liability.

Any person, firm or corporation making or participating in the making of a report pursuant to this chapter or participating in a judicial proceeding resulting therefrom shall in so doing be immune from any liability, civil or criminal, that might otherwise be incurred or imposed.

(Acts 1977, No. 780, p. 1340, §7.)

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