2020 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 12 - Miscellaneous Public Affairs Matters
Article 10 - All Hazard Emergency Management
Section 12-10-8 - Civil liability; limited.

Universal Citation: NM Stat § 12-10-8 (2020)

Any person owning or controlling real estate or other premises who voluntarily and without compensation grants a license or privilege or otherwise permits the designation or use of the whole or any part of the person's real estate or premises for the purpose of sheltering persons during an actual or impending enemy attack or other disaster shall, together with the person's successors in interest, if any, not be civilly liable for negligently causing the death of or injury to any person on or about the real estate or premises or for the loss of or damage to the property of such person, providing the premises have been approved either in whole or in part by the proper all hazard emergency management authorities for such purpose.

History: 1953 Comp., § 9-13-22.1, enacted by Laws 1963, ch. 193, § 1; 1973, ch. 247, § 8; 2007, ch. 291, § 16.


The 2007 amendment, effective July 1, 2007, changed references to the "civil emergency preparedness" to the "all hazard emergency management".

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