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Civil Code - CIV

DIVISION 3. OBLIGATIONS [1427 - 3272.9]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 160, Sec. 14. )

PART 4. OBLIGATIONS ARISING FROM PARTICULAR TRANSACTIONS [1738 - 3273]

  ( Part 4 enacted 1872. )

TITLE 1.8. PERSONAL DATA [1798 - 1798.78]

  ( Title 1.8 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 709. )

CHAPTER 1. Information Practices Act of 1977 [1798 - 1798.78]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 709. )

ARTICLE 10. Penalties [1798.55 - 1798.57]
  ( Article 10 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 709. )

1798.55.
  

The intentional violation of any provision of this chapter or of any rules or regulations adopted thereunder, by an officer or employee of any agency shall constitute a cause for discipline, including termination of employment.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 709.)

1798.56.
  

Any person who willfully requests or obtains any record containing personal information from an agency under false pretenses shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and fined not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000), or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 595, Sec. 24.)

1798.57.
  

Except for disclosures which are otherwise required or permitted by law, the intentional disclosure of medical, psychiatric, or psychological information in violation of the disclosure provisions of this chapter is punishable as a misdemeanor if the wrongful disclosure results in economic loss or personal injury to the individual to whom the information pertains.

(Added by Stats. 1986, Ch. 94, Sec. 1. Effective May 13, 1986.)

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