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The DC Code: § 7-1911 Waiver of privilege.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

Any professional covered by the privilege established in § 14-307, who has or had as his or her client or patient the adult alleged or determined to be in need of protective services may be required, without the consent of that adult or his or her legal representative, to testify or otherwise disclose confidential information in any court proceeding held pursuant to this chapter if the judge determines that the privilege should be waived in the interest of justice.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-2511. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 5-156, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1901. Miscellaneous Notes Delayed application of Law 5-156: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1901. DC CODE § 7-1911 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 14, 1985, D.C. Law 5-156, § 12, 32 DCR 13.)