2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 17 - Adoption, Change of Name, and Legitimation of Children.
93-17-63 - Confidentiality.

§ 93-17-63. Confidentiality.

All records regarding such adoption shall be confidential. Anyone violating or releasing information of a confidential nature, as contemplated by Sections 93-17-51 through 93-17-67 without the approval of the court with jurisdiction or the State Department of Public Welfare unless such release is made pursuant to Sections 93-17-201 through 93-17-223 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or imprisonment of six (6) months, or both. 

Sources: Laws,  1979, ch. 510, § 7; Laws, 1992, ch. 306, § 16, eff from and after July 1, 1992.

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