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California Code, Food and Agricultural Code (Formerly Agricultural Code) - FAC § 77553

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(a) The following acts when committed by an individual licensed as a private investigator in Alabama shall constitute a violation punishable as a Class A misdemeanor:

(1) To knowingly make a material misrepresentation as to the ability of the individual to perform the investigation required by a potential client in order to obtain employment.

(2) To make unsubstantiated monetary charges to a client for services not rendered or transportation not utilized.

(3) To knowingly make a false report to a client in relation to the investigation performed for a client.

(4) To continue an investigation for a client when it becomes obvious to the investigator that a successful completion of an investigation is unlikely without first advising the client and obtaining the approval of the client for continuation of the investigation.

(5) To reveal information obtained for a client during an investigation to another individual except as required by law.

(b) Persons licensed pursuant to this chapter shall report any suspected instances of child abuse or neglect to a local law enforcement agency or the Department of Human Resources, or both.

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