HGR no. 774/2000 for the organisation and functioning of the legal medicine institutions, Article 37 (Romania)
Targeted professionals: Health professionals
Professional Secrecy Provisions
Conditions for disclosing information
The right to confidentiality is limited under the conditions of suspicion from the part of the legal doctor of medical data indicating the possible occurrence of a type of crime that qualifies for automatic prosecution, when the examination is done at the request of interested parties (Article 37). The source provides examples of such possible occurrences, among which, abuse of a minor.
Right or duty to report
Duty to report for the professional. The author mentions child abuse among the conditions that qualify for the disclosure.
Morar, Silviu, Confidentialitatea in practica medico-legala (*Confidentiality in medical legal practice) Romanian Journal of Bioethics, vol. 4, no. 2, 2006, http://www.bioetica.ro/bioetica/ie2/info.jsp?item=10028&node=1535
Date of entering into force