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Title: Protecting volunteers?
Contributor(s): Eburn, Michael E (author)
Publication Date: 2003
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Abstract: Australian Parliaments have introduced various provisions designed to modify the law of negligence as it applies to Good Samaritans and volunteers. This paper will consider the perceived need that the parliaments were seeking to address and will consider the impact the legislation may have on the legal liability of people who come forward to assist in an emergency and the liability of emergency service organisations that have volunteer members.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 18(4), p. 7-11
Publisher: Emergency Management Australia
Place of Publication: Mount Macedon, Australia
ISSN: 1324-1540
Field of Research (FOR): 180123 Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution
180199 Law not elsewhere classified
180104 Civil Law and Procedure
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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