Maine Revised Statutes

§1177. Certain communications by victims confidential

The following communications are privileged from disclosure. [RR 2009, c. 2, §40 (COR).]

1.    Communications by a victim, as described in Title 16, section 53-A, subsection 2, to a sexual assault counselor, as defined in Title 16, section 53-A, subsection 1, paragraph B, are privileged from disclosure as provided in Title 16, section 53-A, subsection 2.
[ RR 2009, c. 2, §40 (COR) .]
2.    Communications by a victim, as defined in Title 16, section 53-B, subsection 1, paragraph B, to an advocate, as defined in Title 16, section 53-B, subsection 1, paragraph A, are privileged from disclosure as provided in Title 16, section 53-B, subsection 2, subject to exceptions in Title 16, section 53-B, subsection 3.
[ RR 2009, c. 2, §40 (COR) .]
3.    Communications by a victim, as defined in Title 16, section 53-C, subsection 1, paragraph B, to a victim witness advocate or a victim witness coordinator, as defined in Title 16, section 53-C, subsection 1, paragraph C, are privileged from disclosure as provided in Title 16, section 53-C, subsection 2, subject to exceptions in Title 16, section 53-C, subsection 3.
[ RR 2009, c. 2, §40 (COR) .]
SECTION HISTORY
RR 2009, c. 2, §40 (COR). 2009, c. 608, §7 (NEW).