N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1E-9.1 - Disclosure of confidential information to other public agencies

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) The Department may disclose confidential information to any other state agency or to a Federal agency if:
1. The Department receives a written request for disclosure of the information from a duly authorized officer or employee of the requesting agency;
2. The Department notifies the other agency of any pending confidentiality claim concerning the requested information, or of any confidentiality determination regarding the requested information;
3. The other agency has furnished to the Department a written opinion from the agency's chief legal officer or counsel stating that under applicable law the agency has the authority to compel the person who submitted the information to the Department (or allowed the Department to obtain such information) to disclose such information to the requesting agency;
4. The other agency has adopted regulations or operates under statutory authority that will allow it to preserve confidential information from unauthorized disclosure, and agrees in writing to refrain from disclosure and to safeguard the information in accordance with the requirements of 7:1E-10.1 and 10.2, unless:
i. The requesting agency has statutory authority both to compel production of the information and to disclose it; or
ii. The claimant has consented to disclosure of the information by the requesting agency; and
5. The requesting agency agrees not to disclose the information further unless:
i. The requesting agency has statutory authority both to compel production of the information and to make the proposed disclosure; or
ii. The claimant has consented to disclosure of the information by the requesting agency.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 7:1E-9.1

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