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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2002 - SECT 5AD

5AD .         Protection of good samaritans

        (1)         A good samaritan does not incur any personal civil liability in respect of an act or omission done or made by the good samaritan at the scene of an emergency in good faith and without recklessness in assisting a person in apparent need of emergency assistance.

        (2)         A medically qualified good samaritan does not incur any personal civil liability for advice given in good faith and without recklessness about the assistance to be given to a person in apparent need of emergency assistance.

        (3)         This section does not affect the vicarious liability of any person for the acts or omissions or advice of the good samaritan or medically qualified good samaritan.

        [Section 5AD inserted: No. 58 of 2003 s. 8.]



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