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      CHC 514     


Art. 514.  Immunity from civil or criminal liability

A.  In the consideration of any child abuse case, a member of a multidisciplinary team shall not be liable for civil damages while acting in the official scope of his duties if the member, in good faith, refers a report of alleged child abuse for investigation, conducts an investigation, makes an investigative judgment or disposition, or releases or uses information for the purpose of protecting a child.

B.  The limitation of civil liability in Paragraph A of this Article does not apply if a multidisciplinary team member acts with gross negligence or in bad faith.

Acts 2003, No. 749, §1.

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