2018 Indiana Code
TITLE 14. Natural and Cultural Resources
ARTICLE 22. FISH AND WILDLIFE
CHAPTER 10. Wildlife Regulation
14-22-10-2.5. Restrictions on landowner liability to hunters, fishers, and trappers

Universal Citation: IN Code § 14-22-10-2.5 (2018)
IC 14-22-10-2.5 Restrictions on landowner liability to hunters, fishers, and trappers

     Sec. 2.5. (a) A person who goes upon or through the premises, including caves, of another:

(1) with or without permission; and

(2) either:

(A) without the payment of monetary consideration; or

(B) with the payment of monetary consideration directly or indirectly on the person's behalf by an agency of the state or federal government;

for the purpose of hunting, fishing, trapping, or preparing to hunt, fish, or trap, does not have an assurance that the premises are safe for that purpose.

     (b) The owner of the premises does not:

(1) assume responsibility; or

(2) incur liability;

for an injury to a person or property caused by an act or failure to act of other persons using the premises.

     (c) This section does not affect Indiana case law on the liability of owners or possessors of premises with respect to the following:

(1) Business invitees in commercial establishments.

(2) The attractive nuisance doctrine.

     (d) This section does not excuse the owner or occupant of premises from liability for injury to a person or property caused by a malicious or an illegal act of the owner or occupant.

As added by P.L.75-1998, SEC.3.

 

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