Immunity for Persons Who Report Child Abuse and Neglect - New Jersey

Date: January 2023

Immunity for Making Reports

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 9:6-8.13

Anyone acting pursuant to the reporting laws in making a report under the reporting laws shall have immunity from any civil or criminal liability that might otherwise be incurred or imposed.

Additional Provisions of Immunity

Citation: Ann. Stat. § 9:6-8.13

Any such person shall have the same immunity with respect to testimony given in any judicial proceeding resulting from such report.

Limitations to Immunity

This issue is not addressed in the statutes reviewed.