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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

10 GCA 19804(b)(2)-(3)

Summary Title

Liability: Entity in Contract with Guam

Summary

When a public health emergency declaration is in effect, a person, corporation, employee, or agent of a corporation ,who is in a contract with Guam and who performs the contract or provides assistance or aid at request of the government, will not be held legally responsible for death or injury to a person or damage to property. They can be held legally responsible if acting with extreme carelessness or intent to cause harm.

Full Title

Liability

Full Text

(2) During a state of public health emergency, any private person, firm or corporation and employees and agents of such person, firm or corporation in the performance of a contract with, and under the direction of, the government of Guam or its political subdivisions under the provisions of this Chapter shall not be civilly liable for causing the death of, or injury to, any person or damage to any property, except in the event of gross negligence or willful misconduct. (3) During a state of public health emergency, any private person, firm or corporation, and employees and agents of such person, firm or corporation, who renders assistance or advice at the request of the government of Guam or its political subdivisions under the provisions of this Chapter shall not be civilly liable for causing the death of, or injury to, any person or damage to any property, except in the event of gross negligence or willful misconduct.