2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 59 - Claims Against Public Entities
Section 59:6-7 - Escape Of Person Confined; Injuries Between Inmates

NJ Rev Stat § 59:6-7 (2016) What's This?

59:6-7. Escape of person confined; injuries between inmates
Neither a public entity nor a public employee is liable for:

a. an injury caused by an escaping or escaped person who has been confined for mental illness or drug dependence;

b. an injury caused by any person who has been confined for mental illness or drug dependence upon any other person so confined.

L.1972, c. 45, s. 59:6-7.

59:6-8 Immunity for public entities, employees relative to certain actions for response to CBR agents.

1.Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a public entity or public employee shall not be liable in any civil action for damages as a result of the public entity's or public employee's acts of commission or omission arising out of and in the course of the acquisition, stockpiling, distribution or dispensing by the public entity or public employee of drugs and vaccines which mitigate the effects of exposure to nuclear, chemical or biological agents caused by an act of terrorism or arising out of a state of emergency as declared by the Governor, including but not limited to, potassium iodide pills.

Nothing in this act shall be deemed to grant immunity to any person or entity causing damage by a willful, wanton or grossly negligent act of commission or omission.

L.2003,c.51,s.1.


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