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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2003 - SECT 26

Protection of persons performing duties for entities to enhance public safety

26 Protection of persons performing duties for entities to enhance public safety

(1) Civil liability does not attach to a person in relation to an act done or omitted in the course of rendering first aid or other aid or assistance to a person in distress if—
(a) the first aid or other aid or assistance is given by the person while performing duties to enhance public safety for an entity prescribed under a regulation that provides services to enhance public safety; and
(b) the first aid or other aid or assistance is given in circumstances of emergency; and
(c) the act is done or omitted in good faith and without reckless disregard for the safety of the person in distress or someone else.
(2) Subsection (1) does not limit or affect the Law Reform Act 1995 , part 5.



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