Immunity for Persons Who Report Child Abuse and Neglect - Alabama

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Immunity for Making Reports

Citation: Ala. Code § 26-14-9

Any person; firm; corporation; or official, including members of a multidisciplinary child protection team, quality assurance team, child death review team, or other authorized case-review team or panel, by whatever designation, participating in making a good-faith report shall, in so doing, be immune from any civil or criminal liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed.

Additional Provisions of Immunity

Citation: Ala. Code § 26-14-9

Any person; firm; corporation; or official, including members of a multidisciplinary child protection team, quality assurance team, child death review team, or other authorized case-review team or panel, by whatever designation, participating in making an investigation or case review authorized under this chapter or other law or department practice or in the removal of a child pursuant to this chapter or participating in a judicial proceeding resulting therefrom, shall, in so doing, be immune from any civil or criminal liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed.

Limitations to Immunity

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.