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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2002 - SECT 5E

5E .         Terms used

                In this Division —

        dangerous recreational activity means a recreational activity that involves a significant risk of harm;

        inherent risk means a risk of something occurring that cannot be avoided by the exercise of reasonable skill and care;

        obvious risk has the meaning given by section 5F;

        recreational activity includes —

            (a)         any sport (whether or not the sport is an organised activity); and

            (b)         any pursuit or activity engaged in for enjoyment, relaxation or leisure; and

            (c)         any pursuit or activity engaged in for enjoyment, relaxation or leisure at a place (such as a beach, park or other public open space) where people ordinarily engage in sport or in any pursuit or activity for enjoyment, relaxation or leisure.

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



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