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§ 90‑171.47. Reports:  immunity from suit.

Any person who has reasonable cause to suspect misconduct or incapacityof a licensee or who has reasonable cause to suspect that any person is inviolation of this Article, including those actions specified in G.S. 90‑171.37(1)through (8), G.S. 90‑171.43, and G.S. 90‑171.44, shall report therelevant facts to the Board.  Upon receipt of such charge or upon its owninitiative, the Board may give notice of an administrative hearing or may,after diligent investigation, dismiss unfounded charges.  Any person making areport pursuant to this section shall be immune from any criminal prosecutionor civil liability resulting therefrom unless such person knew the report wasfalse or acted in reckless disregard of whether the report was false. (1981, c. 360, s. 1; 1991, c. 643, s. 8; 1993, c. 198,s. 11.)