2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:1612 - Right of action not created; immunity

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:1612 (2018)

§1612. Right of action not created; immunity

A. It is not the intent of the legislature to create any new right, right of action, or cause of action or eliminate any right, right of action, or cause of action existing under current law. Nothing in the provisions of this Chapter shall create, expressly or by implication, any right, claim, or cause of action in favor of anyone in connection with the provisions of witness protection services.

B. The state, any political subdivision of the state, or any officer or employee of the state or political subdivision shall not be subject to any civil liability as a result of any decision to provide or not to provide protection under this Chapter and shall be entitled to absolute immunity for any action or inaction in providing or failing to provide witness protection.

Acts 2009, No. 263, §1.

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