Clergy as Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect - Puerto Rico

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The Requirement for Clergy to Report 

Citation: Ann. Laws Tit. 8, § 1131 

Any person who has knowledge of or suspects that a minor is a victim of abuse, institutional abuse, neglect, and/or institutional neglect shall report that fact through the hotline of the Department of the Family, to the Puerto Rico police, or to the local office of the department.

Privileged Communications

Citation: Ann. Laws Tit. 8, § 1144

There shall be no privileged communications in proceedings for child abuse, institutional abuse, neglect, and/or institutional neglect under this chapter, except between an attorney and their client.