2018 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 28. PROPERTY
520A. Landowner's Liability for Access to Control Invasive Species
520A-4 Liability of owner limited.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 520A-4 (2018)

§520A-4 Liability of owner limited. (a) Except as specifically recognized by or provided in section 520A-6, an owner of land who either directly or indirectly invites or permits without charge any person to use the property for control or eradication of invasive species does not:

(1) Extend any assurance that the premises are safe for any purpose;

(2) Confer upon the person the legal status of an invitee or licensee to whom a duty of care is owed;

(3) Assume responsibility for, or incur liability for, any injury to any person or property caused by an act of omission or commission of such persons; and

(4) Assume responsibility for, or incur liability for, any injury to any person or persons who enter the premises in response to an injured person who entered the premises to control or eradicate invasive species.

(b) An owner of land who is required or compelled to provide access or parking for such access through or across the owner's property because of state or county land use, zoning, or planning law, ordinance, rule, ruling, or order, to reach property subject to control or eradication of invasive species, shall be afforded the same protection as to such access, including parking for such access, as an owner of land who invites or permits any person to use that owner's property for control or eradication of invasive species under subsection (a). [L 2003, c 86, pt of §1]

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