Liability - further information


JLT Public Sector (JLT)
For claims management advice (but not legal advice).

Office of the Solicitor-General
For all legal advice.


Volunteer guidelines
Information on the rights of volunteers and the volunteer management responsibilities of agencies.


Civil Liability Act 2002

Legislation limiting liability and the level of damages that may be awarded in certain circumstances, including the personal liability of certain classes of volunteers.

Employment Direction   

Employment Direction No 16 (1 January 2016) - Indemnity and Legal Assistance
This Direction specifies the circumstances in which indemnity and legal assistance may be granted to employees and officers, including Heads of Agency, appointed under the State Service Act 2000.

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