10A NCAC 26B .0203 PERSONS WHO MAY SIGN CONSENT FOR RELEASE
The following persons may sign a consent for release of confidential information:
(1) a competent adult client;
(2) the client's legally responsible person;
(3) a minor client under the following conditions:
(a) pursuant to G.S. 90-21.5 when seeking services for veneral disease and other diseases reportable under G.S. 130A-135, pregnancy, abuse of controlled substances or alcohol, or emotional disturbances;
(b) when married or divorced;
(c) when emancipated by a decree issued by a court of competent jurisdiction;
(d) when a member of the armed forces; or
(4) personal representative of a deceased client if the estate is being settled or next of kin of a deceased client if the estate is not being settled.
History Note: Authority G.S. 28A‑13.3; 90‑21.5; 122C‑52; 122C‑53; 131E‑67; 143B‑147;
Eff. July 1, 1979;
Amended Eff. January 1, 1996; January 1, 1994; March 1, 1990; February 1, 1986;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. June 20, 2015.