rule of confidentiality

rule of confidentiality

a principle that personal information about others, particularly patients, should not be revealed to persons not authorized to receive such information.

rule of confidentiality,

n a principle that personal information about others, particularly patients, should not be revealed to anyone not authorized to receive such information.
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Oklahoma's brief was filed in response to a brief filed by Doctors for the Ethical Practice of Medicine, which urged the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals not to impose a blanket rule of confidentiality shielding the names of doctors who assist with executions.
It replied that it operates under a rule of confidentiality and could not answer the question.
In theory, CAS cases are subject to a general rule of confidentiality.
This article considers the ethical rule of confidentiality of client communications and, to a limited extent, the evidentiary attorney-client privilege in situations arising after the client is deceased.
Embodied in section 6103 of the Code, these rules define the protected area ("returns" and "return information") in detail, establish a basic rule of confidentiality, and prescribe different rules for disclosure to each of three groups -- private persons, government taxing authorities, and other government agencies.
9 prohibits a lawyer from using confidential information acquired during representation of a former client to that former client's disadvantage, unless an exception to the rule of confidentiality (Rule 4-1.
They want to know why he wrote a diary which broke the unwritten rule of confidentiality between the coach and his players.
It is subject to a strict rule of confidentiality on both sides, said Mr Nick Goldstone, a partner of Magrath and Company solicitors, acting on behalf of Ms Maddock.
Apart from basic facts of who and when, he said earlier this month that he could not comment on the meeting because of a Vatican-imposed rule of confidentiality.
These criteria provide the grounds for any exceptions to the rule of confidentiality in the care of persons and clearly demonstrate how illegitimate Orne's action was.
The general rule of confidentiality is not absolute; Congress also provided under section 6110 for the disclosure of "written determinations," which are defined as "a ruling, determination letter, technical advice memorandum, or Chief Counsel advice.
There is, of course, a predictable defence of Freemasonry's rule of confidentiality.