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Utah Ann. Code § 62A-4a-403 provides that any person licensed under the Medical Practice Act or the Nurse Practice Act is required to report suspected child abuse or neglect (including sexual abuse). In addition, any person who has reason to believe that a child has been subjected to abuse or neglect must report.
Reports must be made immediately. Failure to report may result in a misdemeanor or other penalties.
Utah Ann. Code § 78A-6-105 provides that ‘abuse’ means:
‘Abused child’ means a child who has been subjected to abuse.
‘Physical abuse’ means abuse that results in physical injury or damage to a child.
‘Severe abuse’ means abuse that causes or threatens to cause serious harm to a child.
‘Sexual abuse’ means:
‘Sexual exploitation’ means knowingly:
‘Incest’ means engaging in sexual intercourse with a person whom the perpetrator knows to be his or her ancestor, descendant, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, nephew, niece, or first cousin. This includes relationships of:
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