26-7A-29. Release of information to persons, agencies, or facilities with legitimate interest in child. Notwithstanding §§ 26-7A-27 and 26-7A-28, information concerning children may be released, pursuant to an order of the court, to persons or agencies who have a legitimate interest in the child, to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian, or to the child's attorney. The Department of Social Services may release information pursuant to provisions of § 26-8A-13 regarding apparent, alleged, or adjudicated abused or neglected children. Any correctional or detention facility may release information concerning any child to any other correctional or detention facility that has a legitimate interest in the child.
Source: SL 1990, ch 194; SL 1991, ch 217, § 36B; SDCL Supp, § 26-8-19.9; SL 1992, ch 186; SL 1999, ch 133, § 1.
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