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2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Title LXII - CRIMINAL CODE
Chapter 631 - ASSAULT AND RELATED OFFENSES
Section 631:6 - Failure to Report Injuries.
NH Rev Stat § 631:6 (2015) What's This?
631:6 Failure to Report Injuries.
I. Except as provided in paragraph II, a person is guilty of a misdemeanor if, having knowingly treated or assisted another for a gunshot wound or for any other injury he believes to have been caused by a criminal act, he fails immediately to notify a law enforcement official of all the information he possesses concerning the injury.
II. A person who has rendered treatment or assistance is excepted from the reporting provisions of paragraph I if the person seeking or receiving treatment or other assistance: (a) is 18 years of age or older, (b) has been a victim of a sexual assault offense or abuse as defined in RSA 173-B:1, and (c) objects to the release of any information to law enforcement officials. This exception shall not apply if the sexual assault or abuse victim is also being treated for a gunshot wound or other serious bodily injury.
Source. 1971, 518:1. 1991, 59:1. 1993, 95:1, 3, eff. Jan. 1, 1994.
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