45.2012 Immunity from liability-Persons reporting.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 45.2012]

Any person participating in good faith in the preparation of a report or in a judicial proceeding held under this chapter and any person responsible for the taking of photographs or X-rays, or the placing temporary protective custody of a child under this chapter, is immune from any liability, civil or criminal, that otherwise might result by reason of the reporting. For the purpose of any proceedings, civil or criminal, any person reporting child abuse, any person taking, or causing to be taken, photographs or X-rays, or any person who has legal authority to place a child in protective custody is presumed to have acted in good faith.

History: 1980, PL 16-71 § 1.

Research Guide: CRS 19-10-110, 21 ASC 2908.