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    Subdivision 1. General. A person who is harmed by a violation of sections 626A.35 to
626A.39 may bring a civil action against the person who violated these sections for damages and
other appropriate relief, including:
(1) preliminary and equitable or declaratory relief; and
(2) reasonable costs and attorneys fees.
    Subd. 2. Limitation. An action under this section must be commenced within two years after:
(1) the occurrence of the violation; or
(2) the date upon which the claimant first had a reasonable opportunity to discover the
    Subd. 3. Defenses. (1) A good faith reliance on a court warrant or order, a grand jury
subpoena, or a statutory authorization; or
(2) A good faith reliance on a request of an investigative or law enforcement officer under
United States Code, title 18, section 2518(7)
is a complete defense against any civil or criminal action brought under sections 626A.35 to
History: 1988 c 577 s 62; 1989 c 336 art 1 s 14; art 2 s 8