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§ 5-4B-08. Written consent; disclosure of information

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily Law

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 5. Children (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4b. Adoption Search, Contact, and Reunion Services (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-4B-08
§ 5-4B-08. Written consent; disclosure of information
Written consent
(a)(1) If an individual contacted by a confidential intermediary consents to the disclosure of any information, the confidential intermediary shall obtain the written consent of the individual witnessed by a notary public.
(2) The written consent shall specify the nature of the information to be disclosed.
Disclosure of authorized information
(b)(1) If a confidential intermediary obtains written consent under subsection (a) of this section, the confidential intermediary shall disclose the information specified in the consent to the individual who applied for search, contact, and reunion services.
(2) The confidential intermediary shall disclose only the information that has been authorized by the written consent.


Added by Acts 1998, c. 679, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1999.
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-4B-08, MD FAMILY § 5-4B-08
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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