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TITLE 5
PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL ACTIONS IN COURTS OF RECORD
CHAPTER 3
PARTIES TO ACTIONS
5-344.  immunity — aid to person in vehicle. (1) A person is immune from civil liability for entry, including forced entry and any resulting property damage, into a motor vehicle for the purpose of removing another person from the vehicle, provided that the person entering:
(a)  Has a reasonable, good-faith belief that the other person is in imminent danger of suffering death or serious bodily harm;
(b)  Contacts law enforcement before and immediately after entering, if feasible; and
(c)  Uses no more force than reasonably necessary to gain entry.
(2)  This section shall not be construed to provide immunity from civil liability for physical harm caused to the person in the vehicle or for any other action or omission unrelated to the act of entering the vehicle as provided in subsection (1) of this section.

History:
[5-344, added 2018, ch. 285, sec. 1, p. 673.]


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