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75-7b08.Information confidential, exceptions; prohibited acts. (a) Any licensee or individual who is an officer, director, partner or associate thereof shall notify the appropriate law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the matter of any information the licensee or individual may acquire as to any criminal offense. The licensee or individual shall not disclose to any other person, except as the licensee or individual may be required by law so to do, any information acquired by the licensee or individual except at the direction of the employer or client for whom the information was obtained.

(b) No licensee or individual who is an officer, director, partner, associate or employee thereof shall:

(1) Knowingly make any false report to the licensee's or individual's employer or client for whom information was being obtained;

(2) cause any written report to be submitted to a client except by the licensee or a designee of the licensee, and the person submitting the report shall exercise diligence in ascertaining whether or not the facts and information in such report are true and correct;

(3) furnish or perform any services on a contingent or percentage basis, or make or enter into any agreement for furnishing services of any kind or character, by the terms or conditions of which agreement the compensation to be paid for such services to the licensee is partially or wholly contingent, or based upon a percentage of the amount of money or property recovered, or dependent in any way upon the result achieved;

(4) use a badge in connection with the activities of the licensee's business other than a firearm permit badge authorized by this act;

(5) use a title, wear a uniform, use an insignia or an identification card or make any statement with the intent to give an impression that the licensee or individual is connected in any way with the federal government, a state government or any political subdivision of a state government;

(6) use an alias in connection with the activities of the licensee's business;

(7) enter any private building or portion thereof without the consent of the owner or of the person in legal possession thereof;

(8) appear as an assignee party in any proceeding involving claim and delivery, replevin or other possessory action, action to foreclose a chattel mortgage, mechanic's lien, materialman's lien, or any other lien;

(9) permit an unlicensed employee or agent in the employee's or agent's own name to advertise, engage clients, furnish reports or present bills to clients, or in any manner whatever conduct business for which a license is required under this act or conduct business of the licensee other than in the name of and under the control of the licensee; or

(10) manufacture or produce any false evidence.

History: L. 1972, ch. 315, § 8; L. 1998, ch. 183, § 7; July 1.



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