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Utah Code Title 58. Occupations and Professions § 58-60-509. Confidentiality--Exemptions

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(1) A licensee under this part may not disclose any confidential communication with a client or patient without the express consent of:

(a) the client or patient;

(b) the parent or legal guardian of a minor client or patient;  or

(c) the authorized agent of a client or patient.

(2) A licensee under this part is not subject to Subsection (1) if:

(a) the licensee is permitted or required by state or federal law, rule, regulation, or order to report or disclose any confidential communication, including:

(i) reporting under Title 62A, Chapter 3, Part 3, Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation of a Vulnerable Adult;

(ii) reporting under Title 62A, Chapter 4a, Part 4, Child Abuse or Neglect Reporting Requirements;

(iii) reporting under Title 78B, Chapter 3, Part 5, Limitation of Therapist's Duty to Warn;  or

(iv) reporting of a communicable disease as required under Section 26-6-6;

(b) the disclosure is part of an administrative, civil, or criminal proceeding and is made under an exemption from evidentiary privilege under Rule 506, Utah Rules of Evidence;  or

(c) the disclosure is made under a generally recognized professional or ethical standard that authorizes or requires the disclosure.

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