CHILD PROTECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 238 of 1975
722.625 Identity of reporting person; confidentiality; disclosure; immunity; good faith presumed.
Except for records available under section 7(1)(a), (b), and (n), the identity of a reporting person is confidential subject to disclosure only with the consent of that person or by judicial process. A person acting in good faith who makes a report, cooperates in an investigation, or assists in any other requirement of this act is immune from civil or criminal liability that might otherwise be incurred by that action. A person making a report or assisting in any other requirement of this act is presumed to have acted in good faith. This immunity from civil or criminal liability extends only to acts done according to this act and does not extend to a negligent act that causes personal injury or death or to the malpractice of a physician that results in personal injury or death.
History: 1975, Act 238, Eff. Oct. 1, 1975
Am. 1988, Act 372, Eff. Mar. 30, 1989
Am. 1994, Act 393, Imd. Eff. Dec. 29, 1994
Am. 1998, Act 428, Eff. Apr. 1, 1999
Am. 2004, Act 563, Imd. Eff. Jan. 3, 2005
Am. 2022, Act 66, Eff. Nov. 1, 2022