(1) The licensee
shall at all times recognize the primary obligation to protect the health,
safety and welfare of the public in the performance of the licensee's
(2) A licensee
possessing knowledge of a violation of Tenn. Code Ann. Title 62, Chapter 26, or
any rules promulgated thereunder, should report such knowledge to the Tennessee
Private Investigation and Polygraph Commission in writing and should cooperate
with the Commission in furnishing such further information or assistance as it
If the licensee
becomes aware of a decision taken by an employer, or client, against the
licensee's advice, which violates applicable federal, state or local laws and
regulations or which may affect adversely the health, safety or welfare of the
public, the licensee shall:
(a) refuse to
consent to the decision; and
circumstances where the licensee reasonably believes that other such decisions
will be taken notwithstanding the licensee's objections, terminate services
with reference to that employer or client.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original rule filed March
3, 1995; effective May 17, 1995. Amendment filed September 19, 2003; effective
December 3, 2003.
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