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IC 31-33-6
     Chapter 6. Immunity of Persons Who Report Child Abuse or Neglect

IC 31-33-6-1
Immunity from civil or criminal liability
    
Sec. 1. Except as provided in section 2 of this chapter, a person, other than a person accused of child abuse or neglect, who:
        (1) makes or causes to be made a report of a child who may be a victim of child abuse or neglect;
        (2) is a health care provider and detains a child for purposes of causing photographs, x-rays, or a physical medical examination to be made under IC 31-33-10;
        (3) makes any other report of a child who may be a victim of child abuse and neglect; or
        (4) participates in any judicial proceeding or other proceeding:
            (A) resulting from a report that a child may be a victim of child abuse or neglect; or
            (B) relating to the subject matter of the report;
is immune from any civil or criminal liability that might otherwise be imposed because of such actions.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.16.

IC 31-33-6-2
Exception for malice or bad faith
    
Sec. 2. Immunity does not attach for a person who has acted maliciously or in bad faith.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.16.

IC 31-33-6-3
Presumption of good faith
    
Sec. 3. A person making a report that a child may be a victim of child abuse or neglect or assisting in any requirement of this article is presumed to have acted in good faith.
As added by P.L.1-1997, SEC.16.