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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2003 - SECT 27

Protection of prescribed entities performing duties to enhance public safety

27 Protection of prescribed entities performing duties to enhance public safety

(1) Civil liability does not attach to an entity, prescribed under a regulation, that provides services to enhance public safety 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 entity while performing duties 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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