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TRANSPORT OPERATIONS (PASSENGER TRANSPORT) ACT 1994 - SECT 115
Protection from liability
115 Protection from liability
(1) This section applies to—
(a) an authorised person; and
(b) a person
acting under the direction of an authorised person.
(2) A person does not
incur civil liability for an act done, or omission made, honestly and without
negligence under relevant transport legislation.
(3) If subsection (2)
prevents a civil liability attaching to a person, the liability attaches
(a) if the authorised person is not a transit officer, is
employed by a railway manager, railway operator or the Authority, and is
exercising a power in relation to a railway—the manager or operator of the
railway or the Authority; or
(b) in any other case—the State.
subsection (3) (a) , a person is employed by a railway manager, railway
operator or the Authority if the person is—
(a) an employee of, or a
contractor for, the railway manager, railway operator or the Authority; or
(b) an employee of a contractor mentioned in paragraph (a) .
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