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privileged

not generally available; can be used only by selected persons or substances.

privileged information
information about a client's animals or business to which the veterinarian has access because of his/her professional activities; it is a convention that such information is regarded as confidential. See also confidentiality.
privileged sites
areas of the body that escape immune surveillance, e.g. cornea.
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However, Hackett warns that waiver is a "sleeper" issue that will come back to haunt people who don't recognize the consequences of turning over privileged documents to auditors.
Whether an insured and its insurer share a "community of interest" such that privileged communications shared with the insurer will retain their privileged status is not easily resolved in all cases.
For federal proceedings communications between a client and a third party such as a CPA may be privileged when an attorney retains that agent (see "Third-Party Privilege," page 65).
The narrow interpretation of the privileges, and ability of the judge to force disclosure of otherwise privileged information, indicate that the following rules are guidelines to be used by the court in their decision-making process.
If a security manager is testifying under oath in court or in a deposition, he or she must truthfully answer questions about the attack and cover-up, even though the attorney-client conversation itself may be privileged and the manager may be able to refuse to answer que stions about that particular conversation.
To be effective advocates for their clients' rights, school counselors must have a good grasp of issues related to the following concepts: the legal status of minors and the legality and ethics of privacy, confidentiality, privileged communication, and informed consent.
We must, as William Gairdner urges, define marriage very strictly in law "as a socially privileged institution for the joining of man and woman in society's procreational project, thus establishing the natural family as the ideal.
with respect to tax advice, the same common law protections of confidentiality which apply to a communication between a taxpayer and an attorney shall also apply to a communication between a taxpayer and any federally authorized tax practitioner (CPA, attorney, enrolled agent, enrolled actuary) to the extent that the communication would be considered a privileged communication between a taxpayer and an attorney.
Accountants argue that without such privileged confidentiality, clients might be reluctant to disclose information that tax practitioners must have to properly prepare their clients' tax returns.
Rhoades and Valadez (1996) introduce the concept of critical multiculturalism, which calls attention "to the role of education as a powerful force in situating student identities as privileged or marginalized" (p.
The "privilege" component guarantees that the audit is privileged information.
Those who opposed that vote pointed to admissions discrimination in favor of some privileged students and called the regents hypocritical.