2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 41 GAMING; HORSE RACING; SPORTING EVENTS
Chapter 463 Licensing and Control of Gaming
NRS 463.3407 Absolute privilege of certain communications and documents; restrictions on and protections against disclosure.

NRS 463.3407 Absolute privilege of certain communications and documents; restrictions on and protections against disclosure.

1. Any communication or document of an applicant or licensee, or an affiliate of either, which is made or transmitted to the Board or Commission or any of their agents or employees to:

(a) Comply with any law or the regulations of the Board or Commission;

(b) Comply with a subpoena issued by the Board or Commission; or

(c) Assist the Board or Commission in the performance of their respective duties,

is absolutely privileged and does not impose liability for defamation or constitute a ground for recovery in any civil action.

2. If such a document or communication contains any information which is privileged pursuant to chapter 49 of NRS, that privilege is not waived or lost because the document or communication is disclosed to the Board or Commission or any of its agents or employees.

3. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection 4 of NRS 463.120:

(a) The Board, Commission and their agents and employees shall not release or disclose any information, documents or communications provided by an applicant or licensee, or an affiliate of either, which are privileged pursuant to chapter 49 of NRS, without the prior written consent of the applicant, licensee or affiliate, or pursuant to a lawful court order after timely notice of the proceedings has been given to the applicant, licensee or affiliate.

(b) The Board and Commission shall maintain all privileged information, documents and communications in a secure place accessible only to members of the Board and Commission and their authorized agents and employees.

(c) The Board and Commission shall adopt procedures and regulations to protect the privileged nature of information, documents and communications provided by an applicant or licensee, or an affiliate of either.

(Added to NRS by 1981, 1072; A 1987, 1274; 1993, 184; 1995, 1498)



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