235A.24  Order for disclosure of child abuse information.

A person whose request for child abuse information under section 235A.15, subsection 9, is denied may apply to the juvenile court for an order compelling disclosure of the information. The application shall state in reasonable detail the factors in support of the application. The juvenile court shall have jurisdiction to issue the order. A hearing shall be set immediately upon filing of an application under this section and subsequent proceedings shall be accorded priority by other courts. After the court has reviewed the child abuse information relating to the case in camera, unless the court finds that a restriction listed in section 235A.15, subsection 9, is applicable, the court shall issue an order compelling disclosure of the child abuse information.

Section History: Recent form

  2000 Acts, ch 1137, §12, 14


  Section applies to disclosures of information made on or after April 21, 2000, related to child abuse reported before, on, or after that date; 2000 Acts, ch 1137, §14

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