Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

RSA 21-P:42

Summary Title

Liability: Use of Real Estate


An individual, who owns land and allows others to use it during an actual or threatened emergency or practice drill, will not be held legally responsible for injury, death, or damage to property. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Private Liability

Full Text

Any person owning or controlling real estate or other premises or private property who 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 or private property for the purpose of compliance or attempting to comply with this subdivision during an actual or impending emergency or practice exercise, together with his or her 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 or private property or loss of, or damage to, the property of such person.