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Law Number

Miss. Code Ann. 33-15-21(b)

Summary Title

Liability: Use of Real Estate


An individual owning or controlling real estate, who, voluntarily and without compensation, allows it to be used to shelter people during or in recovery of an actual, impending, or mock disaster or attack will not be held legally responsible for death, injury, or damage to a person's property while on their real estate.

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(b) Any person owning or controlling real estate or other premises who voluntarily and without compensation grants a license or privilege, or otherwise permits the designation or use of the whole or any part or parts of such real estate or premises for the purpose of sheltering persons or providing assistance to persons during or in recovery from an actual, impending, mock or practice attack or any man-made, technological or natural disaster, together with his successors in interest, if any, shall not be civilly liable for negligently causing the death of, or injury to, any person on or about such real estate or premises by virtue of its use for emergency management purposes, or loss of, or damage to, the property of such person.