Immunity for Persons Who Report Child Abuse and Neglect - North Dakota

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Immunity for Making Reports

Citation: Cent. Code § 50-25.1-09

Any person participating in good faith in the making of a report is immune from any civil or criminal liability, except for criminal liability for failure to report as provided by § 50-25.1-13, which otherwise might result from reporting the alleged case of abuse, neglect, or death resulting from child abuse or neglect. In any civil or criminal proceeding, the good faith of any person required to report cases of child abuse, neglect, or death resulting from abuse or neglect must be presumed.

Additional Provisions of Immunity

Citation: Cent. Code § 50-25.1-09

Any person assisting in an investigation, assisting or furnishing information in a child protection assessment, assisting or furnishing information in an alternative response assessment, assisting or furnishing information in a family services assessment, or in providing protective services under this chapter or who is a member of the child fatality review panel is immune from any civil or criminal liability.

Limitations to Immunity

Citation: Cent. Code § 50-25.1-09

Immunity is not provided to the alleged violator.