When in the possession of the local agency, applications, claims and all individual records of persons entitled to benefits from any policies or plans established pursuant to this article shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed to anyone except to the extent expressly authorized in such application, claims, policies or plans or insofar as it may be necessary for the administration of this article, the policy or plan, or other policies or plans affecting a person covered under the policy or plan, or upon order of a court of competent jurisdiction.
(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 402.)
Terms Used In California Government Code 53202.25
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Local agency: means a county, city, school district, district, municipal corporation, political subdivision, public corporation, or other public agency of the state. See California Government Code 53200
- Person: includes any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company. See California Education Code 19426